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Full Titanic Wreck Site is Mapped for First Time ^ | March 9, 2012 | AP

Posted on 03/09/2012 7:19:18 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine -- Researchers have pieced together what's believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-mile-by-5-mile Titanic debris field and hope it will provide new clues about what exactly happened the night 100 years ago when the superliner hit an iceberg, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic and became a legend.

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To: Bubba Ho-Tep
I assume you’re going to get to the Illuminati and Jesuit aspects of this conspiracy theory, too, right?

Well Illuminati is easy, as they were all Illuminati. Jesuits are harder - but then they always are, aren't they? ; )

Probably would have to go into alternate Vatican II interpretations. A little duct tape, some glue, and, yeah, I think I could do it. /s

41 posted on 03/09/2012 12:51:36 PM PST by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: Talisker

Oh dear.

“There’s a lot of evidence that Titanic’s sister ship, the Olympic, was fatally damaged in a previous human error NY Port collision that would NOT be covered by insurance, and which would scrap the ship - and bankrupt White Star Lines. So, after bringing it carefully, and slowly, across the Atlantic, it was put into the yard alongside the almost completed - and nearly identical - Titanic, and the names were swapped.”

It was not “fatally” damaged. Otherwise it would’ve never made it across the Atlantic. And since when was it in an accident in New York *before* the Titanic?

‘So an experience captain was brought out of near retirement for the “maiden voyage” and promptly ordered full speed through a known ice field at night, while he got drunk and went to sleep, waiting for the inevitable collision (probably to be made inevitable by a deck officer in on it).’

Neither of which, it turns out according to latest research, was unusual (despite the myth). Nor am I aware Capt. Smith was “drunk”. I’m sure Smith really wanted to risk dying on his last voyage.

“Ironically, it was the high caliber of the watch that killed the ship by warning it too soon. Instead of hitting the berg head-on, which would have collapsed the forward holds but NOT sunk the ship, the side-swipe ripped open a long gash that enabled enough holds to fill with water that the weight distribution of the ship shifted, tilting it and filling ever more holds, and dooming it.”

But it wasn’t a long gash (old assumption myth) - it was a series of holes and apparently lower-quality rivets popped open from there.

42 posted on 03/09/2012 2:17:58 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Talisker

Thanks, I never read that book but I do know what you are saying about the “Elites”.

43 posted on 03/09/2012 3:03:41 PM PST by know-the-law
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 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks the OlLine Rebel.

Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.

44 posted on 03/12/2012 6:56:35 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: Cowman

I think the coal bin fire is considered fact. the question related I have seen is if the bulkhead was weakened and gave way under water pressure early on (don’t recall compartment numbers but the location makes this a possibility for a 5th compartment flood cause, iirc).

45 posted on 04/10/2012 7:52:29 PM PDT by WoofDog123
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To: US Navy Vet

The rivet theory is interesting, but given the stress when the ship hit bottom, not sure how it could ever be established.

Unfortunately, it seems likely it will never be known exactly how the iceberg opened 5 compartments to the sea. The underground forward hull imaging didn’t show anything big enough to be visible there, iirc.

46 posted on 04/10/2012 7:54:39 PM PDT by WoofDog123
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