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A court in the US for the first time allowed underwater operation to remove from the wreck of the Titanic Marconi radio. Open the ship’s hull plan in the summer of 2020, according to The New York Times.
Consent of the company RMS Titanic was rendered by a district court judge in Norfolk Rebecca beach Smith (Rebecca Beach Smith). Representatives of the company insisted on the immediate lifting of unique radio transmitter installed on the ship. “The Marconi device has significant historical, educational, scientific and cultural value,” said agreed with the arguments of the RMS Titanic beach Smith. A unique operation plan to spend in the summer.
According to experts studying the remains of the Titanic, the Marconi apparatus, which was filed distress in the near future could literally turn into dust. Operations have got opponents: in particular, National oceanic and atmospheric administration (USA) considers that the alleged benefits from the opening of “Titanic” is not worth the resources. Specialist diving Ryan king (Ryan King) has criticized the operation for aesthetic reasons: “It is a grave that should be respected”.
The RMS Titanic lawyer David Concannon (David Concannon) said that despite the desire as quickly as possible to raise the relic from the sea floor, the company will try not to crash into the hull of the ship and do not apply to a vessel physical damage. As planned by the specialists in the Telegraph room can penetrate through the window in the roof. “It’s like visiting the site of the world trade center on September 12 (after the attacks of 11 September 2001 — note “Tapes.ru”). No one considers himself a robber of graves,” — said Concannon.
The wreck of the steamship “Titanic” occurred in the night from 14 to 15 April 1912 in the North Atlantic ocean, about 600 kilometers South-East of the island of Newfoundland. The wreck happened as a result of collision with an iceberg, more than 1,500 passengers were killed and about 700 managed to escape.
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