28 Nov '12, 7pm

New Photo: Is this the iceberg that sank the Titanic?

New Photo: Is this the iceberg that sank the Titanic?

First, it was captured at a location 2-3 days (in iceberg floating time) from where the ship sank. Second, the shape of the iceberg matches the sketches offered by eyewitnesses who survived the disaster, including the lookout who first spotted the ice in the horizon. Finally, the iceberg’s shape resembles another photo (seen in the 1976 book A Night to Remember ) taken from a ship named Prinz Adalbert, which was present in the area during the day after the sinking. RR Auction notes that the difference in appearance between the two icebergs may be “attributable to the angle of the photographer and the aftermath of impact,” and that all these reasons taken together have allowed “noted Titanic experts to establish this photograph as capturing the iceberg everyone has been talking about for the past century.”

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2012/11/28/is-this-the-iceberg-th...

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