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2010-08-30 06:35:00

The latest hurricane moving through the Atlantic Ocean, forced a high-tech expedition to temporarily suspend its efforts to create a detailed map of the Titanic wreckage. American group RMS Titanic, which holds exploration and salvage rights for the wreck in the northern Atlantic, wrote on its Facebook page late Saturday that "Hurricane Danielle will force us to temporarily halt operations at the wreck site" as of Sunday. "The team is working through the night to complete as many...

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2010-08-20 16:31:49

Scientists were set to launch a virtual 3D map of the Titanic on Wednesday of the entire wreckage site of the sunken vessel. A team of experts from various organizations will reconstruct a comprehensive and detailed picture of the remains of the sunken transatlantic liner, as well as the wreckage site on the floor of the North Atlantic. "About 40 percent we think -- maybe 50 percent -- of the Titanic site has never been looked at," co-expedition leader Dave Gallo, director of special projects...

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2010-07-27 09:05:00

Scientists plan to launch a new Titanic expedition next month to create a detailed three-dimensional map that will "virtually raise the Titanic" for the public. The ASsociated Press (AP) reports that the expedition will take place 2 1/2 miles beneath the surface of the North Atlantic and is said to be the most advanced scientific mission to the Titanic wreck site since its discovery 25 years ago. The 20-day journey will leave on August 18 from St. John's Newfoundland under a partnership...

2009-09-09 11:12:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Save the Titanic Foundation (http://www.savethetitanic.org) today announced details of the 2012 Global telecast concert event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Titanic. The 100th anniversary event will be staged simultaneously at Madison Square Garden -- The World's Most Famous Arena in the heart of New York City, the celebrated Wembley Stadium in London, and the Odyssey Arena -- The largest indoor concert arena in Ireland....

2009-04-06 11:12:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Save the Titanic Foundation (http://www.savethetitanic.org) announced the completion of the Save the Titanic Foundation's needled crafted work of art and cover of the Save the Titanic Foundation's limited edition comic book. Zeljko "Z" Srdic, of Serbia, was hand picked from thousands of artists worldwide on the commissioned piece. "Z" states, "I enjoyed every single second in creating this piece and cover. I worked on it for over...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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