HOW DEEP can they go?

RMS Titanic's Final Resting Place
12,500 ft (3810 m)

Painting above © courtesy of Peter Selgin
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In 1985, Dr. Robert Ballard led a team of researchers in a joint French-American expedition and found the final resting place of the R.M.S. Titanic. He and his colleagues returned one year later with the DSV Alvin and a specially designed robot, the Jason Jr., to explore the ship.

Titanic-related Web Sites and Information

  1. The Titanic: Encyclopedia Smithsonian
  2. Posted Aboard R.M.S. Titanic
  3. Titanic's Lost Sister - NOVA online Site
  4. The Grave of the Titanic from The Gulf of Maine Aquarium
  5. an incredible array of links and information about the Titanic including a Titanic Discussion Forum
  6. Titanic Stories from Tourism Ireland.

Titanic-related Organizations

  1. The Titanic Historical Society (THS)
  2. Belfast Titanic Society
  3. Scandinavian Titanic Society has now begun its work and welcomes new members.

Newspaper and Magazine Accounts

  1. Images of the Titanic From Maryland Newspapers

Art, Books, Film, Video, Music, Dance and Literature

  1. The Last True Story of Titanic by Jim Clary
  2. TITANIC IN 3-D MOVIE from the National Geographic Society
  3. Tiltanic in Dream & Legend - paintings and story by Peter Selgin
  4. Words to yet another version of the Wreck of the Titanic

Museums, Organizations and Individuals Associated with the Titanic

  1. Dr. Robert D. Ballard
  2. Mystic Aquarium's New Titanic Exhibit
  3. The Deep Submergence Laboratory Homepage at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  4. Photograph of Jason Jr.: Underwater ROV
  5. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Museum contains artifacts from Titanic and some of the victims were buried in Halifax.
  6. Encyclopedia Titanica: -Titanic Research, Passenger and Crew Biographies, Pictures, Titanic Articles

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