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Titanic – All You Need To Know..

73 years later, on September 1, 1985, a joint American-French expedition, headed by famous American oceanographer Dr. Robert Ballard, discovered the Titanic over two miles below the ocean’s surface.

The route map of Titanic
The route map of Titanic

 

What’s more tragic is that, of the roughly 1,500 people who were killed in the disaster, about 1,160 bodies remain lost.

The Submerged Titanic beneath the Ocean
The Submerged Titanic beneath the Ocean

 

 

Titanic has been sitting 3800m below the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean since 1912, being corroded by iron-eating bacteria.

Charles Lightoller
Charles Lightoller was the second officer on the Titanic

 

Among the survivors were the four officers of the Titanic: Harold Lowe, Charles Lightoller, Joseph Boxhall and Herbert J. Pitman.

Millvina Dean
last living survivor of the Titanic, Millvina Dean. 

 

The last living survivor of the Titanic was, Millvina Dean, who passed away at the age of 97 in Southampton after catching pneumonia in 2009. She was just a  two-month-old baby at that time, and was the youngest passenger on board.

 

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