RARE UNDERWATER IMAGES OF TITANIC

RARE UNDERWATER IMAGES OF TITANIC

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Titanic, the world’s best-known cruise ship was launched in May 1911, the ship sank in April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg en route from Southampton, England to New York City. Titanic was carrying more than 2,200 passengers and more than 1,500 reportedly died.

Iceberg that the Titanic hit
The iceberg which the titanic struck causing it to sink. Rumors of paint being seen on the iceberg were circulated but never confirmed.

Today, the Titanic rests, disintegrating at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 12,405 feet below the water’s surface. Take a look at a collection of amazing unseen underwater images of the ship

Titanic Engines. COPYRIGHTS© 2012 RMS TITANIC, INC; Produced by AVIL, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.
A view of the bow of the RMS Titanic. Image copyright Emory Kristof/National Geographic.
A view of the bow and railing of the RMS Titanic. Image copyright Emory Kristof/National Geographic.
A view of the bow of the Titanic from a camera mounted on the outside of the Mir I submersible. Image courtesy of NOAA and the Russian Academy of Sciences.
A view of the steering motor on the bridge of the Titanic. Image copyright Emory Kristof/National Geographic.
A view of the bathtub in Capt. Smiths bathroom. Rusticles are observed growing over most of the pipes and fixtures in the room. Image courtesy of Lori Johnston, RMS Titanic Expedition 2003, NOAA-OE






Titanic port anchor
Port anchor of the Titanic still in the same position as when it left Queenstown, Ireland.
Titanic boat deck expansion joint
The boat deck expansion joint ripped in half by the collision.
Port side deck
Port side deck of the Titanic.
Officer's quarters
Officer’s quarters of the Titanic.
Hull plates
Hull plates of the Titanic’s stern.
Lifeboat 1 davit
Davit of the Titanic’s lifeboat 1.
Expansion joint
Another shot of the Titanic expansion joint ripped apart.
Capstan
One of the Titanic’s capstans.
Titanic propeller
Starboard propeller of the Titanic.
Windlass
The Titanic’s anchor windlass.

Taken underwater during the expedition that aims to reveal what happened structurally to the ship