Unseen Titanic

Hampton Sides, author of the article “Unseen Titanic,” in National Geographic’s April issue, and Dr. James Delgado, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) archaeologist who was part of an expedition down to the Titanic, discuss the new technologies that have revealed the most complete—and most intimate—images of the famous wreck.

Bow railing of <em>R.M.S. Titanic</em> illuminated by Mir 1 submersible behind the forward anchor crane. Rustcicles' slant shows the direction of the current.
Bow railing of R.M.S. Titanic illuminated by Mir 1 submersible behind the forward anchor crane. Rustcicles' slant shows the direction of the current.

From "Unseen Titanic," from National Geographic, April 2012.

( © Emory Kristof/National Geographic )
Newspaper headlines detail the tragic sinking of the <em>R.M.S. Titanic</em> which, after being hailed as unsinkable, did just that on its maiden and only voyage.
Newspaper headlines detail the tragic sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic which, after being hailed as unsinkable, did just that on its maiden and only voyage.

From "Unseen Titanic," from National Geographic, April 2012.

( © Photo by Emory Kristof/National Geographic )
Interior of a first class cabin in the shipwrecked <em>R.M.S. Titanic</em>
Interior of a first class cabin in the shipwrecked R.M.S. Titanic

From "Unseen Titanic," from National Geographic, April 2012.

 

( Courtesy Joseph H. Bailey Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada )
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