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New Evidence Claims Iceberg Did Not Sink The Titanic

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By African_deekee | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 270 views

New evidence that has surfaced shows that Titanic did not sink after it was struck by the iceberg, contrary to the mainstream claims made about the disaster. In Titanic: The New Evidence, a new theory has been put forth. Researchers claim that a fire in the ship’s hull had led to its downfall long before it had even departed Belfast for Southampton. A nine metre black mark was uncovered in front of the ship’s hull. This finding is based on the photo taken of the Titanic.

According to a journalist, the fire had not been noticed by anyone for a duration of three weeks as it debilitated the metal of the ship. The weakening of the metal allowed the iceberg to tear a hole in the ship.

When the researchers examined the exact spot where the iceberg had struck the ship, they found that the metal of the ship had already been compromised, even before it had left Belfast. This complicated what was once considered a simple event of “colliding and sinking”.

What is interesting about this unconventional evidence is that this narrative has never before been explored. Metallurgy experts tell that high temperatures essentially make the steel brittle, diminishing its sturdiness by 75%.


Another interesting thing is that it is made abundantly clear that while the fire was acknowledged, it wasn’t considered a big deal. The researchers also say that the Titanic was not equipped to be put to the sea.

When the Titanic was struck by the iceberg, 2,224 passengers were on the ship. This iceberg had hit the Titanic in the North Atlantic Sea, leading to massive loss of life of 1,500 passengers.  

Were Shots Fired On The Titanic?

There are some Titanic mysteries that will stay mysteries forever, inciting curiosity, doubts, and naturally, conspiracy theories. One of these is whether or not it is true that shots were fired the night this happened, and did people end up dying as a result.

Eugene Patrick Daly, a 29-year-old man from Athlone was travelling to America. His reason, like many others’, was a brand new start. There were two other women who were travelling with him, Margaret Daly, and Bertha Mulvihill. When the first sign of the disaster became clear, he placed his companions on a lifeboat. The interesting thing is that he jumped overboard at the last minute, which is the only way he would’ve survived.

However, soon, Daly was forced to jump for his life. But before he did so, he saw an extraordinary event. An officer killed two men by shooting them and then took his own life.

The Carpathia arrived an hour after of the sinking of the Titanic. As Daly got on it, he narrated the events to the ship doctor. He also told the same story to his sister. However eventually he ended up telling it like a tale to quite a few people, and so the authenticity of it was questioned. However, Daly was not the only person who claimed that such an event had happened. There had been at least four witnesses who had admitted to seeing officers firing their guns. These witnesses not only said that they saw officers but also identified the officers as First Officer William Murdoch and Second Officer Charles Lightoller. This perhaps lends to an element of authenticity in Daly’s tale.

However, what is even more striking is that an “officer committed suicide” theme was claimed in the narration of the events by 33 people, who even identified him by name. The interesting thing is that the two names that had come up most often were First Officer William Murdoch and Captain E.J. Smith. However the most interesting and extensive details were given by George Rheims. He claimed that the officer had shot himself off a collapsible lifeboat after giving a military salute. He wrote the details of this event to his wife.

This is perhaps one of the most transcendent mysteries that history will ever see. Was the reason of the man who killed himself noble? Did he kill the other men because they were trying to get on the lifeboat?

There are some things that we’ll never know.

Other Deadly Ship Disasters You Probably Have Never Heard About

If you have watched Titanic, than you know what the tragedy of a ship disaster is. But you would be shocked to know that this ship disaster didn’t even have the highest military casualty. When it come to the deadliest ship disasters, two have been even more tragic than the Titanic disaster. Here is a list of some of the ship disasters that you might have never heard about.

MV Wilhelm Gustloff

The most tragic ship disaster and the largest loss of life in history occurred in 1945 when three torpedoes hit this German ship in the Baltic Sea. Around 9,400 people were killed. This is known to be the largest known loss of life in a ship disaster. (as recorded in history)

MV Doña Paz

This was a Philippine registered ferry. It hit the MT Vector in 1987 and inevitably sank. Approx.. 4,375 people died in this disaster, making it the deadliest peacetime ferry disaster. The MT Vector was carrying gasoline, and while people slept during the collision, a fire was started due to the impact. Since the life jackets were not accessible to the passengers, they were forced to jump into the flaming waters.

Lusitania

This was a British Ocean Liner which was hit by a German torpedo during World War I. The most shocking part of this disaster is that it sank within the time span of 18 minutes, having no chance of being saved. 1,198 of the 1,959 people were killed in this tragedy, making it one of the deadliest ship disasters in the history of the world.

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