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.

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