Scientists shoot unique video of the sunken Titanic and show previously unknown details

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Scientists shoot unique video of the sunken Titanic

OceanGate Expeditions, a deep-sea research company, has released the first 8K video of the Titanic wreck. Modern technologies and the quality of the image allowed scientists to see previously unseen details on the deck and in the bow of the liner.

The footage was posted on the company's YouTube channel. More than 110 years after the Titanic sinking, this is the first video with such a high level of detail (to watch it, scroll to the bottom of the page).

OceanGate Expeditions expert and diver Rory Golden commented: "It's amazing that after so many years we've discovered something new that we couldn't have explored before because the technology didn't allow it."


In particular, the scientists were able to see and examine in detail the famous bow of the ship, on a copy of which Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet stood in the feature film about the legendary liner, as well as the port anchor, hull number one, a huge anchor chain, each link of which weighs approximately 91 kilograms, cargo hold number one and massive bronze spires.


Thanks to this recording, Rory Golden was even able to make out the name of the anchor manufacturer on the port side - Noah Hingley & Sons Ltd.


Scientists have also seen the damage to the Titanic over a hundred years underwater. For example, part of the ship's rail has decomposed and fallen off.


Recall that the Titanic sank off the coast of Newfoundland (Canada) on April 15, 1912, as a result of a collision with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton (England) to New York (USA). This passenger liner was considered unsinkable, as well as the largest and most luxurious by the standards of the time. Of the 2,200 people on board, including millionaires and expats, only 712 managed to escape. Many passengers and crew members drowned or froze to death in the water.

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