Here’s everything you need to know about Submersible. Currently, a search and rescue operation is underway for a submersible touring the wreckage of the Titanic. You are required to read this article for more details. Follow us around for all the insights. Currently, officials are in a race against time to find a civilian submersible that had five people aboard after it went missing Sunday in the North Atlantic while voyaging to the wreckage of the Titanic. The 21-foot vessel has four days of emergency capability, the leader of search and rescue efforts said that as crews with the US and Canadian coast guards continued scouring the ocean’s surface about 900 miles east of Cape Cod and use sonar to listen for sounds far below the water, which is up to 13,000 feet deep in the area.
Missing Titanic Sub Passengers List
The five people on board the vessel, which was on an expedition to view the Titanic wreckage, comprised one pilot and four mission specialists, Rear Adm. John Mauger, commander of the US Coast Guard’s First District, said Monday in a news conference. He didn’t identify the five and said authorities still were in the process of contacting family members. He referred reporters to the group conducting the expedition, OceanGate Expeditions, for information about what the term “mission specialist” entails.
1. Stockton Rush, OceanGate CEO
The Canadian research ship Polar Prince on Sunday notified the military branch it had lost contact with the underwater vessel, according to Coast Guard spokesperson Lt. Samantha Corcoran. In a recent tweet, the Coast Guard said the communication stopped approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes into the vessel’s dive. Time is a factor, officials said. “In terms of the hours, we understood that that was 96 hours of rescue or emergency capability from the operator. A British businessman based in the United Arab Emirates, Hamish Harding, is one of the people on the submersible, according to a social media post by the company he owns, Action Aviation.
2. P.H. Nargeolet, Titanic Expert
He also added that C-130 aircraft were searching the surface and two P-8 planes that use sonar to find submarines were part of the search efforts, Mauger said Monday. Commercial ships are also involved and one has sonar. The US Coast Guard also has been in touch with the US Navy and the Canadian military to determine what underwater rescue capability is available, if needed.
3. Hamish Harding, Billionaire Adventurer
The Titanic infamously hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage and sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in April 1912, killing more than 1,500 people. The wreckage of the Titanic, discovered in 1985, sits in two parts at the bottom of the ocean nearly 13,000 feet below the surface, southeast of Newfoundland. Unlike a submarine, a submersible has limited power reserves so it needs a mother ship that can launch and recover it. Thank you for being a patient reader.