AP Photo/RMS Titanic, Inc.
This 1998 image provided by RMS Titanic, Inc., shows a 17-ton portion of the hull of the RMS Titanic as it is lifted to the surface during an expedition to the site of the tradegy. The piece along with 5,000 other artifacts will be auctioned as a single collection on April 11, 2012, 100 years after the sinking of the ship.
Gallery: Titanic 100 year anniversary
Apr. 13, 2012 @ 06:23 PM
The Titanic sunk on April 15, 1912, and has remained a famous incident in world history ever since.