56. Only a few hundred bodies were recovered after the crash
Rescue ships recovered only 306 bodies from the icy water. Many of the deceased were taken to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
57. The ship slipped beneath the ocean’s surface at 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912
The Titanic, believed to be unsinkable at the time, is one of the biggest disasters in commercial maritime history.
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