A century ago today, the grandest ship ever built was cruising along without worry on the North Atlantic. The rest, of course, is history.
Even right up to the week of its release, Titanic‘s troubled production and skyrocketing costs (a then record-setting $200 million) led many to suspect it could be a financial disaster to rival its namesake. But it wasn’t. Oh boy, it wasn’t.
National Geographic magazine is featuring a story and dramatic pictures of the wrecked remains of the Titanic.