Tour the wreck of the Titanic for $25k!

In 2021, a company called OceanGate Expeditions started taking paying people in submersibles more than three kilometres below the ocean surface to visit the wreckage of the Titanic. On June 19, 2023, a submersible operated by the company went missing, setting off a rescue operation by the US Coast Guard.

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> The Titanic sank in 1912 on its maiden voyage from England to New York after hitting an iceberg.

> More than 1500 of its 2200 passengers were estimated to have lost their lives.

> In 1985, its wreckage was discovered 600km off the coast of Newfoundland, and lies in two parts, with the bow and the stern separated by about 800m, surrounded by a huge debris field.


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