100-Year-Old Titanic to Fall Under International Protection

Posted on April 14, 2012


As the Titanic shipwreck nears it’s 100th birthday, it also approaches eligibility for protection under the 2001 Unesco Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage. The Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, in international waters in the North Atlantic. When it turns 100 tomorrow, it will automatically be subject to protection under the convention.

Read Titanic UNESCO Protection: After 100 Years, Shipwreck Now Qualifies on Huff Post.

Thanks to Kristina Bauer for her assistance with this post.