The search for the Titan, the submarine that went missing on Sunday after it embarked on a mission to survey the wreckage of the Titanic, focused on an area where Canadian planes detected “underwater noise,” however This Thursday, the navy revealed that it captured what is suspected to be the implosion of the submersible.
Prior to this disclosure, it was said that “This was a catastrophic implosion of the vessel,” as announced by Rear Admiral John Mauger of the Coast Guard First District.
The Polar Prince mother ship, of the Canadian company Horizon Maritime, lost all contact with the submersible less than two hours after starting a dive that should have lasted about seven hours, to visit the remains of the mythical Titanic liner.
After breaking the news, a U.S. Navy acoustic data analyst. UU. “detected an anomaly consistent with an implosion or explosion” near Titan at the time it lost communications, a senior Navy official said.
According to the NBC News report, the sound consistent with an implosion was heard Sunday shortly after the submersible lost communications, the official said.
The sound was not definitive, he said the official, and it was immediately shared with the commanders, who decided to continue the search.
“This information was considered with the collection of additional acoustic data provided by other partners and the decision was made to continue our search. mission as search and rescue and do everything possible to save the lives on board,” the Navy official said.
Although at first experts doubted that the deep-sea exploration vessel had imploded and a strong underwater sound wave had not been recorded, finally the indications indicate that this would be the cause at almost 4,000 meters of depth.