It has been 14 years since divers have gone to the RMS Titanic, and those who explored the wreckage of the doomed ship saw firsthand the condition the 107-year-old wreckage is in.
Five dives were done earlier this month by teams from Triton Submarines. The teams were made up of experts, scientists and a representative from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, CNN reported.
They recorded new video of the ship's condition that will be used in a documentary by Atlantic Productions, and it shows how the ship is being reclaimed by salt corrosion and metal-eating bacteria.
"The most fascinating aspect was seeing how the Titanic is being consumed by the ocean and returning to its elemental form while providing refuge for a remarkably diverse number of animals," Patrick Lahey told CNN. Lahey is the president and co-founder of Triton Submarines.
The team also continued the tradition of laying a wreath to honor the 1,517 people who died when the ship sank in 1912.
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