Titanic deckchair ‘may have been auctioned for £80k’

One of a handful of deckchairs recovered from the Titanic may have fetched up to £80,000 at auction in Wiltshire. The Nantucket wooden chair was on the first class promenade deck of the luxury liner when it sank in 1912. Auctioneer Andrew Aldridge said it was “one of the rarest types of Titanic collectable” which…

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Iceberg Facts and Figures:

What is an iceberg? An iceberg is a large piece of ice that has broken away from a glacier. Most icebergs are found in the ocean, but all consist of frozen fresh water. Icebergs are usually white, blue or green and extend above and below the water surface. They may extend downward 1,000 feet (305…

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The Man Who Found the Titanic Is Not Done Yet

Thirty years ago, Bob Ballard discovered the wreck of the Titanic. He could have stopped there. Yet today, at seventy-three, he remains the world’s most vigorous ocean explorer. ​September 1, 1985, 1:05 a.m., the North Atlantic Robert Ballard is belowdecks on the R/V Knorr, a 279-foot research vessel owned by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution…

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