https://www.youtube.com/embed/QPzMKRwp7Sk James Cameron took meticulous steps to ensure historical accuracy when creating his 1997 box office hit, Titanic. Since then, Cameron has done extensive research not only on the Titanic itself but the victims of the ill-fated liner. Now, almost thirty years later, the director
Three million shipwrecks over the seafloor are predicted. Such sites offer significant insight into human history and culture. They are also home to the marine scientists with rich ecosystems of interest. A fascinating summary of some of the many interesting
But there were lots of survival stories. For example, the actress Dorothy Gibson not only made it out alive, she appeared in the 1912 film Saved from the Titanic. Countess Noël Leslie showed bravery in helping other Titanic passengers. The media called her “the plucky little countess”!
The sinking of the Titanic was one of the worst marine disasters in all of history, and the Britannic also sank, after colliding with a mine in the Aegean Sea. The catastrophe was far less dramatic than that of the Titanic, but 30 people died and the remaining 1,035 survivors had to be saved from the water and lifeboats.
It’s rarely a good idea to drink on the job. But a hankering for hooch may have saved the life of Charles Joughin, the chief baker on the RMS Titanic. Of all the survival stories from that infamous evening, when the
A shoe found on the Wreck of PLM 27 “You’re going where? What’s there?” And so it went, from one person to another, no one could understand why we wanted to dive in Newfoundland. After all, you can’t