Titanic Wreck Still Marvels 32 Years On From Its Discovery

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Titanic Wreck Still Marvels 32 Years On From Its Discovery

Postby Andrew Clarkson » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:11 am

This past Friday 1 September marked 32 years since the discovery of the wreck of the ill-fated Titanic.

Irish deep-sea diving expert Rory Golden was among the first to set eyes on its remains in person during an expedition in 2000 — an “awe-inspiring” moment, as he tells the Irish Examiner’s Conor Kane.

Visitors to Titanic Belfast can get a taste of what it felt like to witness the shipwreck first hand, in the Titanic Beneath portion of the Titanic Experience tour which displays documentary footage from a deep-sea expedition beneath a glass floor.

But for Golden, nothing compares to being there in the moment — or getting to touch with his own hands the ship’s wheel he helped recover from the wreck site.

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