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Titanic Wreckage Discovered~"The idea of finding the wreck of Titanic, and even raising the ship from the ocean floor, had been around since shortly after the ship sank. No attempts were successful until 1 September 1985, when a joint American-French expedition, led by Jean-Louis Michel (Ifremer) and Dr. Robert Ballard (WHOI), located the wreck using the side-scan sonar from the research vessels Knorr and Le Suroit.[115] The wreck was found at a depth of 2.5 miles (4 km), slightly more than…

16 Beautifully Colorized Photos Of The Titanic

Photo taken on April as the Titanic left Southampton, England, bound for New York. One member of the Ferry family aboard, perished. Grandmother Catherine Ferry married to Grandfather Tom Boyle....the titanic victim was her cousin.