Ever since Titanic was found in 1985 and it was discovered that the ship did not sink intact there have been a number of theories as how the ship’s hull failed. This paper will discuss several of these theories and discuss the reasons for the necessity of superseding them as new information was discovered. Presented herein is the latest theory explaining the breakup accepted by the SNAME Marine Forensics Committee complete, with supporting evidence.
Evolution of Evolution of Titanic Breakup Theories and the Accepted SNAME MFC Theory
Roddy, Robert Forrest, Lange, William Nolan, Nesmeyanov, Eugene Vladimirovich, and Rickie Lee Woytowich. "Evolution of Evolution of Titanic Breakup Theories and the Accepted SNAME MFC Theory." Paper presented at the SNAME Maritime Convention, Houston, Texas, USA, September 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/SMC-2022-009
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