AP Photo/Discovery Channel Online, File
A 21-ton section of the hull from the Titanic lies on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Newfoundland in this Aug. 12, 1996, photo. A commercial expedition to raise the section failed in the middle of the night when the nylon lines being used to lift it snapped and the chunk of steel dropped 2 1/2 miles back to the bottom.
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.