In this screenshot captured by NPR, the bow of the shipwrecked Titanic is seen from the first human-operated vehicle to visit the site in 1986. The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution released footage from that 1986 dive on Wednesday.
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Fans have long debated whether there was room for both Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose (Kate Winslet) on the makeshift raft in the 1997 blockbuster Titanic.
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A judge in Virginia has ruled that a salvage company may cut into the remains of the Titanic to retrieve the ship's wireless telegraph machine. Artifacts from the sunken vessel are sit on shelves at a storage facility in Atlanta in this Feb. 18 photo.
The Titanic set out from Southampton, England, in 1912 — and infamously dragged more than 1,500 of its passengers and crew to their deaths not long afterward. Now the underwater wreckage of the historic vessel is getting some new protections.
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The ill-fated Sultana in Helena, Ark., just before it exploded on April 27, 1865, with about 2,500 people aboard. Most were Union soldiers, newly released from Confederate prison camps.
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This violin is said to have been played by bandmaster Wallace Hartley during the final moments before the sinking of the Titanic. It's thought he put the instrument in that leather case. Hartley's body and the case were found by a ship that responded to the disaster. Now the violin has been sold.
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Laurie and Dan Castaneda from Long Beach, Calif., walk the pool deck of the Azamara Journey on a Titanic Memorial Cruise. Preparation for their costumes involved several weeks of research, last-minute purchases and even home-sewn clothing from vintage patterns.