These Real Titanic Photos Are More Riveting Than The Movie

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26. Discovery of Titanic Wreck

The wreck of the RMS Titanic was finally discovered in 1985 by Robert Ballard after many years of failed attempts by various expeditions. In order to find the wreckage he had to devise new technology which he called Argo, a deep-sea vehicle that could be controlled remotely.

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Smithsonian Institution

27. Ship’s Boiler in Wreckage

One of the large boilers found in the wreckage of the ship. This is actually the first thing that was found by Robert Ballard in his 1985 expedition. The boiler was identified as being identical to pictures from 1911, and the next day Ballard discovered the largest part of the wreck using his Argo technology.

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