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Submarine carrying tourists to see Titanic remains goes missing: They launch rescue operation

Submarine carrying tourists to see Titanic remains goes missing: They launch rescue operation
Wreck of the Titanic under the sea (via Reuters/WHOI Archives)

A Submarine It usually takes tourists to see its remains Titanic The disappearance off the US East Coast prompted a rescue operation, he told the British broadcaster BBC The Boston Coast Guard.

OceanGate, the company that operates these cruises, confirmed that it is submersible. “We are exploring and mobilizing all options to bring the crew safely.”, he announced in a statement published by the BBC, which did not specify how many people were on board.

“All our attention is focused on the drowning crew and their families,” they added. “We are working so that the team members can return safe and sound,” he said.

Many companies organize Multi-day trips To see the remains of the Titanic located About 3,800 meters deep and at a distance of approx 640 kilometers From the island of Newfoundland, Canada.

Ocean Gate Tours It recently announced on its website and social media that an expedition to see the remains of the Titanic was “in the works”.

As advertised by the company, his journey Carbon fiber is submersible “A chance to get away from everyday life and Find something truly extraordinary”.

Model used by OceanGate for its expeditions

On June 14, the company said on Twitter that it was using communications firm Starling to keep communications open with the Titanic.

On the company’s website, seven-day cruises to see the remains of the Titanic are advertised and priced at approx. $250,000. Approximately the last Eight hours: Two and a half hours down, three hours at sea level, and another two and a half hours up.

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OceanGate’s Titan model, capable of submerging up to 4,000 meters, It can carry four people plus a pilot, and with that number, it can stay underwater for 96 hours.

A recent tweet from OceanGate shows a group of people who recently took part in the Titanic voyage

The Titanic hit an iceberg off Newfoundland in the North Atlantic during its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. April 15, 1912. The luxury liner sank within hours, an accident that claimed the lives of around 1,500 people.

Pictures of the world’s most famous shipwreck

Remaining They had not been discovered in 1985 for more than seven decades.

There are Divided into two parts, the bow and stern are separated by about 800 meters from each other. In and around the center is a large field of shipwreck debris.

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