Retrieval of Titanic Marconi Wireless Equipment

US federal judge Rebecca Beach Smith of the US District Court in Norfolk, VA has ruled that the radio equipment onboard the Titanic is of historical and cultural importance, also that could soon be lost within the rapidly decaying wreck. The Judge has given permission to a salvage company to “minimally” cut into the wreck to access the radio room. R.M.S. Titanic plans to use a manned submariRead More…

Titanic’s Radio Equipment

A recently signed treaty between the UK and the US now grants both countries authority to allow or deny access to the Titanic’s wreck and to remove items found outside the vessel. A request has been made in the USA by a salvage company to enter and remove the Marconi radio transmitter. They hope to restore it to working order if allowed to proceed with the activity. For more information regarding Read More…