Monday, 9 January 2012

1. British Liner Titanic, 1912

  • Date of Ship Wreck: The most famous British Liner sank in the year April 14, 1912.
  • Cause of Wreck: On its maiden voyage fr England to New York the sparkling new beauty of the sea hit an ice berg and became the reason of its burial in the sea.
  • Loss of Human Life: 1500 passengers lost their life in this mishap.
  • Economic Loss: The Loss provided an economic set back, millions was invested for the Titanic which drowned with it and never redeemed.
  • Salvage: The ship’s precise location remained unknown for the next seventy years until it was located by a team of oceanographers led by the famous Dr. Robert Ballard in 1985, thereby opening the doors to renewed interest in the famous ship