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  RMS Titanic - Ship of Dreams - Award Winning Educational Site
This site is dedicated to all those who lost their lives onboard the Titanic that fateful night.
The RMS Titanic was proclaimed "unsinkable" as God himself could not sink her and yet on April 15 1912, the Titanic struck and iceberg and sank taking with her 1500 people to their peril.
The story of the Titanic would not be complete if other famous liners were not studied as well.
www.titanicandco.com   (198 words)

  
 Titanic Historical Society, Inc.
RMS Majestic was launched in 1914 as Bismarck for the Hamburg-Amerika Line and not completed until the end of the First World War.
Titanic - The Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, commissioned him to create a Titanic in 1/48th scale as this is the same dimension as the builders' models.
RMS Titanic is one of the nicest little miniatures in the inexpensive price range that we’ve ever seen.
www.titanic1.org   (3290 words)

  
  NOAA Ocean Explorer: RMS Titanic Expedition 2004
A view of the bow and railing of the RMS Titanic.
The team worked aboard the NOAA Research Vessel Ronald H. Brown from May 30 through June 9, and used remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to conduct a sophisticated documentation of the state of Titanic that was not possible in the 1980s.
ET/PT, the National Geographic Channel gave audiences unprecedented access to the ongoing expedition by broadcasting a one-hour special, "Return to Titanic," which originated from the NOAA R/V Ronald H. Brown and included a live underwater telecast from the Titanic.
www.oceanexplorer.noaa.gov /explorations/04titanic   (551 words)

  
  PBS Online - Lost Liners - Titanic
The departure of the Titanic on April 10, 1912, on her maiden voyage made minor ripples compared with the Olympic's inaugural trip less than a year earlier.
Although her builders never claimed that the Titanic was unsinkable, she was widely believed to be so.
The glancing blow that ruptured the Titanic's hull over a distance of roughly 250 feet and admitted water into six of her compartments sealed her fate.
www.pbs.org /lostliners/titanic.html   (1890 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: RMS Titanic
RMS Titanic was an Olympic-class passenger liner that became infamous for her collision with an iceberg and for her dramatic sinking on 14 April 1912.
RMS Titanic was an Olympic class passenger liner that became infamous for its collision with an iceberg and dramatic sinking in 1912.
Titanic was 882 ft 6 in (269 m) long and 92 ft 6 in (28 m) at its beam, it had a Gross Register Tonnage of 46,328 tons, and a height from the water line to the boat deck of 60 ft (18 m).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/RMS_Titanic/See_also   (2942 words)

  
  RMS Titanic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RMS Titanic was an Olympic class passenger liner that became infamous for its collision with an iceberg and dramatic sinking in 1912.
Titanic was 882 ft 9 in (269 m) long and 92 ft 6 in (28 m) at its beam, it had a Gross Register Tonnage of 46,328 tons, and a height from the water line to the boat deck of 60 ft (18 m).
Titanic was divided into 16 compartments with doors that were held by a magnetic latch and would fall by moving a switch on the bridge; however, the watertight bulkheads did not reach the entire height of the decks (only going as far as E-Deck).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RMS_Titanic   (9117 words)

  
 RMS Titanic - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RMS Titanic (also SS Titanic) was the second of a trio of superliners intended to dominate the transatlantic travel business.
Titanic was 882 ft 9 in (269 m) long and 92 ft 6 in (28 m) wide, had a gross tonnage of 46,328 tons, and a height from the water line to the boat deck of 60 ft (18 m).
However, Titanic's death toll was exceeded by the explosion and sinking of the steamboat Sultana on the Mississippi River in 1865, where 1,700 died.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/RMS_Titanic   (5522 words)

  
 Biodeterioration of the RMS Titanic : ET Research (2001) by Roy Cullimore & Lori Johnston - 28 January 2001
The Titanic, torn into three parts and surrounded by a debris field, is scattered on a portion of the continental shelf at a depth of 3.9 kilometers, with a temperature of 1°C and pressures in excess of 6000psi.
Clearly the biodeterioration of the RMS Titanic is being driven by rusticles mining the steel for its iron which becomes the major structural support element in the rusticles, in much the same way as calcium provides the skeletal support in many vertebrates.
RMS Titanic Inc., in conjunction with Discovery Channel, organized an expedition in 1996 that would begin to address the science associated with the ship from the disaster itself onwards as she sails into archeological history.
www.encyclopedia-titanica.org /item/1478   (5131 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: RMS Titanic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RMS Titanic was an Olympic class passenger liner that collided with an iceberg and sank in 1912.
Titanic was at the time one of the worst maritime disasters in history, a comparable loss of life never having happened before on the heavily travelled North Atlantic route.
RMS Titanic -- RMS Titanic was an Olympic class passenger liner that collided with an iceberg and sank in 1912.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/rms_titanic   (1624 words)

  
 RMS Titanic: A Legal Update 2 : ET Research (2002) by Gavin Murphy - 19 April 2002
The federal court in Norfolk, Virginia named RMST exclusive salvor-in-possession of Titanic on 7 June 1994, on the understanding that RMST would keep all recovered artifacts together as a single collection, maintain them on public display, and have any sale of the artifacts approved by the court.
While the original June 1994 order declaring RMST sole salvor-in-possession uses both salvage and finds language, [11] the appeal court stated that it was obvious that the lower court was applying salvage law instead of the law of finds.
Titanic sank in the early morning hours of 15 April 1912, about 400 miles southeast of the then British colony of Newfoundland.
www.encyclopedia-titanica.org /item/1504   (1881 words)

  
 Omaha Children's Museum - RMS Titanic, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RMS Titanic, Inc. was granted salvor-in-possession rights to the wreck of the RMS Titanic by a United States Federal Court order in 1994, reconfirmed again in 1996.
As the only entity that has recovered and conserved items from the RMS Titanic, the Company is in the unique position to present, in a previously untold manner, a visible and tangible perception of the Titanic and the artifacts to the general public through Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit.
RMS Titanic, Inc. has sought and intends to continue to seek to preserve and promote the memory of the Titanic with dignity and respect, and with due regard to the Titanic’s historical and maritime significance.
www.ocm.org /todo/exhibits/special/rms.htm   (326 words)

  
 RMS TITANIC, INC
Titanic’s first-class cabins and suites were spread over five decks and located amidships where the Ship’s motion through the waves would be least felt, and the main staircase and elevators were immediately adjacent for convenience.
Adjacent bedroom cabins could be engaged for a crossing with the master and mistress of the household in the first bedroom, children in the second, servants in the third, etc., frequently with attached private baths.
Titanic was able to boast four luxurious suites that not only had bedrooms, trunk rooms, and private baths with marble sinks (87/0159), but most importantly, private parlors, dining tables, “special” china (87/0318), and even private promenade decks for exercise and contemplation of the changing sea.
www.titanic-online.com /index.php4?page=75   (459 words)

  
 Premier Exhibitions Inc. - RMS Titanic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Titanic has no end in sight and the new projects that we are working on we’re extremely excited about, so even in the next six months it’s hard to say except we are going to be in earnings far beyond where we are right now.
Titanic International Society: A non-profit historical organization founded in 1989 to preserve and perpetuate the memory and history of the Royal Mail Ship Titanic, and those who sailed aboard her maiden and last voyage.
Titanic Titanic: The website currently has over 300 pages concerning the RMS Titanic, her owners, the White Star Line, her builders, Harland and Wolff, plus many other related subjects, such as White Star Line vessels.
www.premier-exhibitions-investors.org /titanic.htm   (2598 words)

  
 94 years later, Titanic still fascinates - Family Travel - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dozens of au gratin dishes are exhibited as they were found during one of RMS Titanic Inc.'s expeditions to the Titanic debris field at 'Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition' at the Metreon in San Francisco, June 13, 2006.
The dishes were still crated aboard Titanic, but once on the ocean floor, the wooden crate was eaten away by micro-organisms, leaving the dishes in near-perfect condition and well-organized rows.
Zaller says RMS Titanic Inc. takes only from the debris field, not from inside the ship, and notes the items will bear testament to Titanic long after the deteriorating wreck is gone.
www.cnbc.com /id/13862510   (876 words)

  
 RMS Titanic . Destination ... Cyberspace . RMS Titanic
The Titanic departed from Southampton, England on her first and only voyage Wednesday, April 10, 1912.
The Titanic could not turn out of its way in time and the iceberg scraped along the starboard side of the ship, creating a series of punctures and buckled plates 300 feet long.
The prevailing wisdom at the time was that a ship the size of the Titanic, which was "practically unsinkable," would never have a need for that many lifeboats.
www.gwi.net /~paul   (240 words)

  
 International Ice Patrol   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The exact size of the iceberg will probably never be known but, according to early newspaper reports the height and length of the iceberg was approximated at 50 to 100 feet high and 200 to 400 feet long.
The RMS TITANIC hit an iceberg on the evening of 14 April, 1912 and sank early in the morning of 15 April, 1912.
TITANIC's final resting position, over 2000 meters below the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean, is 41-44 degrees North and 49-56 degrees West.
www.uscg.mil /lantarea/iip/FAQ/FAQ_Titanic.shtml   (420 words)

  
 RMS Titanic . Destination ... Cyberspace . RMS Titanic
The Titanic could not turn out of its way in time and the iceberg scraped along the starboard side of the ship, creating a series of punctures and buckled plates 300 feet long.
There were not enough lifeboats on the Titanic for all the passengers.
The prevailing wisdom at the time was that a ship the size of the Titanic, which was "practically unsinkable," would never have a need for that many lifeboats.
home.gwi.net /~paul   (240 words)

  
 JOM Article on The Titanic: Did a Metallurgical Failure Cause a Night to Remember?
The steel used in constructing the RMS Titanic was probably the best plain carbon ship plate available in the period of 1909 to 1911, but it would not be acceptable at the present time for any construction purposes and particularly not for ship construction.
RMS Titanic, Inc., stated early on that they only intended to record the site; recover, conserve, preserve, and tour just those artifacts recovered from the debris field; and keep the collection together rather than sell it to individual buyers around the world.
RMS Titanic, Inc., was granted salvor-in-possession rights to the wreck by a U.S. federal court in 1994.
www.tms.org /pubs/journals/JOM/9801/Felkins-9801.html   (6597 words)

  
 Agreement Concerning the Shipwrecked Vessel RMS Titanic
Aware that since RMS Titanic was first located on the Canadian continental shelf in 1985 it has been the object of a number of subsequent explorations and that over 5,000 artifacts have been recovered;
Each Party shall take all reasonable measures to ensure that all artifacts recovered from RMS Titanic after entry into force of this Agreement, that are under its jurisdiction, are conserved and curated consistent with the relevant Rules and are kept together and intact as project collections.
(b) activities aimed at the artifacts from RMS Titanic found outside the hull of the wreck so that all such activities are, to the maximum extent practicable, conducted in accordance with the Rules.
www.state.gov /g/oes/rls/or/2004/33709.htm   (2050 words)

  
 Facts about the sinking
But the maiden voyage of the Titanic came to a tragic end after it collided with an iceberg approximately 650 kilometres off the coast of Newfoundland on the night of April 14, 1912.
On September 1, 1985, the wreck was discovered and RMS Titanic, Inc. was formed to explore the sunken ship and surrounding areas, to obtain oceanographic material and scientific data, and to use the data and retrieved artifacts for historical verification, scientific education and public awareness.
But in 1994, RMS Titanic, Inc. was granted salvor-in-possession rights to the wreck by a United States Federal court order.
www.exn.ca /titanic/details.cfm   (490 words)

  
 Titanic treasure hunt
For the first time ever, the company that owns the salvage rights to the Titanic is attempting to recover artifacts from the inside of the sunken ocean liner.
So far, RMS Titanic Inc. of Clearwater, Florida, has conducted five research and recovery expeditions and discovered about 5,000 artifacts, but all of these items were recovered from the debris field - the area surrounding the ship.
Arnie Geller, president and chief executive officer of RMS Titanic Inc., says they were recently informed that there was very little chance of finding any gruesome surprises.
www.exn.ca /titanic/template.cfm?ID=20000718-52   (621 words)

  
 U.S. Signs Agreement to Protect RMS Titanic Wreck Site
The four nations most closely associated with the Titanic -- Canada, France, the United Kingdom and the U.S. -- negotiated the agreement, beginning in 1997.
Under the agreement, the Titanic is designated as an international maritime memorial, recognizing the men, women and children who perished and whose remains should be given appropriate respect.
The agreement does not apply to the existing collection of 6,000 Titanic artifacts that have been salvaged pursuant to admiralty court orders, but it is consistent with those orders and current scientific principles of historic and cultural resource conservation.
www.state.gov /r/pa/prs/ps/2004/33690.htm   (440 words)

  
 Rms Titanic - Free English Encyclopedia from Turkcebilgi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Titanic, along with its Olympic class sisters, [Olympic and the soon to be built [Britannic (originally to be named Gigantic andlt;refandgt;The Britannic was originally named Gigantic, its name was changed after the Titanic sank.
Titanic was designed by Harland and Wolff chairman [Lord Pirrie, head of Harland and Wolff's design department [Thomas Andrews and general manager Alexander Carlisle, with the plans regularly sent to White Star Line's managing director [[J. Bruce Ismay]] for suggestions and approval.
On June 7, 1994, RMS Titanic Inc. was awarded ownership and salvaging rights of the wreck by the [[U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia]].
www.turkcebilgi.com /ansiklopedi/english/RMS_Titanic   (7170 words)

  
 Weekend: Cincinnati.Com
Those are the words of Mark Lach (pronounced LOCK) recalling his August voyage to the bottom of the North Atlantic to visit the wreckage of RMS Titanic.
The artifacts in the exhibit are owned by RMS Titanic Inc., which won salvage rights in a court decision bitterly opposed by some explorers, notably Robert Ballard, leader of the expedition that found the Titanic wreck site in 1985.
RMS Titanic Inc. takes the position that it keeps unscrupulous bounty-hunters away from the Titanic, while pursuing its own goals of preservation, education and research.
www.cincinnati.com /freetime/weekend/112300_weekend.html   (922 words)

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