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Missing Titanic Submarine: Live Updates

 

A submersible vessel known as the Titan, which was on a five-person expedition to see the Titanic’s remains, has gone missing in the North Atlantic. At the time of missing, up to 41 hours of emergency oxygen was available to the four passengers and the pilot of the 22-foot watercraft as they was thousands of feet underwater.

The people on board are Hamish Harding, a British billionaire explorer, Paul-Henri Nargeolet, a French diver, Stockton Rush, the CEO of OceanGate, Shahzada Dawood, a Pakistani businessman, and Sulaiman Dawood, his son.

The Titanic tourist submersible operated by OceanGate Expeditions went missing while on a tour of the underwater wreckage of the Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland, CanadaWith a 96-hour supply of oxygen, the deep-sea craft lost touch about an hour and 45 minutes after going under water on Sunday morning. OceanGate's Titan submarine, which is the size of a truck and can hold five people, is thought to be the missing vessel. It often dives with four days' worth of oxygen on board. It's unknown whether it's submerged still or whether it's surfaced but can't communicate.

Details About the Missing Submersible

The Titan measures around 22 feet in length, 8 feet wide, 9 feet high and is 25,000 pounds in weight.. The watercraft left from St. John’s on June 16 and lost contact with the ship that was monitoring it about an hour and 45 minutes later.

The Search for the Missing Submersible

The hunt for a submersible that disappeared while taking five passengers on a tour of the Titanic wreckage off the Canadian province of Newfoundland is getting more intense. The OceanGate Expeditions-operated 21-foot deep-sea yacht vanished while taking tourists to the Titanic's undersea ruins near the Canadian province of Newfoundland.

The missing submersible is still being sought after. A debris field has been found near the Titanic site amid the search for the missing submersible. In debris field includes items such as a lifeboat and a wooden chair. 


While on a diving excursion to the storied shipwreck, the submarine went missing some 370 nautical miles off the coast of Newfoundland.

Conclusion

The search for the missing submersible is reaching a crucial stage, as the vessel’s 96-hour oxygen supply is estimated to run out Thursday. The U.S. Coast Guard has said that this is a search and rescue mission.

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