This is What You Didn’t Know About the Sinking of the Titanic

More than 100 years after it sank, the Titanic continues to captivate

The legendary ship RMS Titanic struck an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean on the evening of April 14, 1912, before sinking in the early hours of the next day. The tale of the tragic “unsinkable” ship continues to fascinate more than 100 years later.

A modern marvel, the Titanic’s design, passengers, disastrous events that led to its sinking, and labored process of recovering its wreckage all continue to be the subject of conversations between experts and amateur investigators alike.

To mark the anniversary of the ship’s sinking, read on to learn lesser-known, insider facts about what was once the world’s largest passenger ship.

Click here for 20 things you didn’t know about the sinking of the Titanic.

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