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The Weight of History
Photograph by the Institute for Exploration and the Institute for Archaeological Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography

In a view that would have been hauntingly familiar to crew members working in the forecastle area of the ship, Titanic's mighty anchor chains emerge from the murk still affixed to their windlasses (foreground). The newly built ship bore state-of-the-art technology—and luxuries—on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic.



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