The Titanic sank due to uncontrollable fire, not icebergs

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The Titanic sank due to uncontrollable fire, not icebergs

Postby Andrew Clarkson » Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:24 am

The sinking of the “RMS Titanic” remains one of the worst sea tragedies.

The devastating events were used as material for the 1997 pop-culture classic “Titanic,” which attributed the accident to a massive iceberg.

However, recent evidence are pointing to a different cause, as the sinking of the famed cruise liner is believed to have been caused by an enormous fire on board.

Contrary to earlier reports that the Titanic smashed against the giant floating mass in the North Atlantic, researchers claim that there was an unnoticed fire inside the ship’s hull, three weeks before the tragic collision.
According to the Independent, journalist Senan Molony, who has been researching the Titanic for over 30 years, examined countless photographs by the chief electrical engineers before it left the Belfast shipyard in 1912.


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