These Real Titanic Photos Are More Riveting Than The Movie

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2. Propeller Found Underwater

One of the three propellers found in the wreckage. The middle propeller on the ship was 16 feet across, while the two side propellers were 23 feet across. It is not clear which propeller is depicted in this image.

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3. Massive Propellers

This image taken towards the end of construction gives a clear idea for just how massive the Titanic was. The ship was 883 feet long, which is taller than any building at that time had the ship been placed upright.

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