Zoom News : Jun 23, 2023, 01:10 PM
Titanic Submarine: The wreckage of the Titan submarine has been found in the Atlantic Ocean. It is 1600 feet below the wreckage of the Titanic ship. The submarine went to show the wreckage of the Titanic carrying four tourists including the pilot on the evening of June 18, but went missing after 1:45 hours. All the five people present in the submarine have died. These include British businessman Hamish Harding, French diver Paul-Henri, Pakistani-British businessman Shahzada Dawood, his son Sulaiman and Oceangate Company CEO Stockton Rush. US Coast Guard officials confirmed this on Thursday evening. However, their bodies have not been recovered yet.Rear Admiral John Mauger of the US Coast Guard said, 'The wreckage of the submarine in the Atlantic Ocean was discovered by a remotely operated vehicle. It is possible that there has been an explosion in it. However, it is too early to tell when the explosion took place. There are still many questions about this, whose answers have to be found.According to Reuters, the submarine was released into the Atlantic Ocean on June 18 at 5:30 pm Indian time. It went missing after 1:45 hours. The search operation was going on for the last 4 days, which has now been called off. Aircraft and ships from the US, Canada, France and Britain were involved in the search.5 parts of submarine recovered in the wreckage, fear of explosionAccording to CNN, 5 parts of the 22 feet long Titan submarine have been recovered in the wreckage. It consists of 2 sections of tail cone and pressure hull. US Coast Guard officials said that no passenger remains have been found in the wreckage so far. Submarine maker Oceangate said – The people who died in the accident were true explorers. We are with his family during this difficult time.Rear Admiral Mauger of the Coast Guard said that a robotic aircraft would continue to collect debris in the Atlantic Ocean. Through this, an attempt will be made to gather more information about the accident. However, it is very difficult to find out anything about the people who died so deep in the ocean.Signals of explosion were found on radarOn Thursday, a US Navy officer said that the last location of the Titan submarine was recorded from near the Titanic ship itself. Shortly after the disappearance, some signals related to the explosion were also found on the radar. This information was immediately shared with the commander to aid in the search operation.Some voices came from near the debris on June 21Earlier on Wednesday (June 21), an aircraft involved in the search operation from the Canadian side had heard some sounds with the help of a sonar-buoy. According to CNN, these were recorded near the same place where the wreckage of Titanic is present. The voices were recorded at intervals of about 30 minutes. Then after 4 hours the sonar again detected them.The wreckage of the Titanic ship is present in the Atlantic Ocean. It is 700 km from St John's in Newfoundland, Canada. The wreck is at a depth of 3800 meters in the ocean. This submarine journey also starts from Newfoundland, Canada. It reaches near the wreck in 2 hours.The US-Canada rescue team was searching in an area of 7,600 square miles in the sea. Sonar-buoys were also released in the water, which are capable of monitoring up to a depth of 13,000 feet. Apart from this, the help of commercial ships was also taken.The submarine is the Titan submersible of Ocean Gate Company. Its size is equal to that of a truck. It is 22 feet long and 9.2 feet wide. The submarine is made of carbon fiber. There is a fee of Rs 2 crore per person to go to see the wreckage of Titanic. This submarine is also useful for research and survey in the sea. Polar Prince Vessel is used to launch and operate this submarine.Video of passengers going to see the debris was released in FebruaryIn February this year, a video of one of the previous Titanic wreck visits was released on YouTube. It contained 80 minutes of uncut footage. Then in May the first full size 3-D scan of the ship's wreckage was also published. The wreckage was reconstructed in high resolution photographs. Deep sea mapping technique was used for this.In 2022, deep-sea mapping company Magellan Limited and Atlantic Productions once again re-constructed. Experts spent more than 200 hours surveying the wreckage at the bottom of the Atlantic. He took more than 7 lakh photos to create a scan from a remotely controlled submarine. Deep-sea mapping company Magellan Ltd and Atlantic Productions are also making a documentary on the project.