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2011-07-01 08:45:00

RMS Titanic set sail on April 10, 1912 for her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City, NY. Just four days later on April 14, 1912 the fate of the ocean liner was sealed when it struck an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. in the North Atlantic. The following morning, April 15 at 2:20 a.m., the ship sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic ocean, killing 1,517 of the 2,223 passengers aboard. Now, nearly a hundred years later, scientists are revealing never-before-seen images of the largest...

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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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2010-08-16 06:35:00

A US federal judge awarded an exhibition company $110 million for salvaging artifacts from the wreck of the RMS Titanic resting at the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean. The judge ruled that RMS Titanic Inc, which displays the artifacts in museums around the world, is entitled to their full market value. The court will also decide whether to grant the company ownership of the objects or sell them and give it the proceeds, BBC News reported on Friday. RMS Titanic Inc, a subsidiary of...


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