The Canadian Press

1998-08-11 | Titanic-Expedition

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In the Atlantic off Newfoundland, a 20-tonne steel plate from the wreck of the "Titanic" was hoisted from the ocean floor. Expedition organizers believe the rusted steel plate formed part of the cabin belonging to first class passengers Walter and Mahala Douglas of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Records show Mahala Douglas made it to a lifeboat. Her husband did not. Titanic historian Charlie Haas described the recovered prize.

Date: 1998-08-11
Placeline: Halifax, NS, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the piece is actually, several major, components there are, brass portholes, some of which have glass in them, there is also of the steel plating and and there is also, iron rivets in the steel plate and there are a series of beams of supporting the the entire structure >>

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