That was carrying the Titanic
• What are transported Titanic
The tragic story of the Titanic has been the subject of countless books, documentaries and scientific research. More than a hundred years ago, the largest ship of its time ran into an iceberg and sank, taking with him into the depths of the life of one and a half thousand people. To this day, in the scientific community does not cease debate about the true causes of the crash: There is a version that the ship was attacked specifically to capture the unknown treasures in the smuggling on board the captain. Most assumptions completely absurd and invented by charlatans eager for hoaxes, but there are theories that confirm certain facts.
During the voyage of the Titanic were four passengers on-board hospital for treatment of the strongest opiate addiction. In 1912, opium have already banned the sale in many civilized countries and transportation potions significantly risen. In holds Titanic detected several tons remains pressed in opium plate. Traveling with him, of course, illegal.
One theory is that the couple carried on the Titanic rare blue diamond Hope. This stone has long been famous gravitating over him curse: stolen in India, he moved to Louis XV, then Marie-Antoinette, the days ended on the scaffold. It is believed, though it is a diamond Hope brought to Europe the plague, and he also destroyed their new owners - and along with the ship.
Several survivors of the sailors told the press and the police rather strange story of an Egyptian mummy, allegedly brought on board before the departure. Mysterious box transported to America Kentervil Lord, to insist that the valuable cargo was stored directly on the bridge.
The first class takes a very wealthy people. His first expedition to the wreck allowed to evaluate its treasure of 250 million dollars. Antiques, art and precious stones hit the camera lens, and some of the most valuable items were even raised to the surface. However, robotic divers failed to iron safe, mounted on the lower deck of the sunken giant. It is believed that in them was carrying a ton of gold is one of the trusted leaders of the Masonic Order.
It is known that on the Titanic transported the painting by Jacques-François Blondel La Circassienne Au Bain and the insurance company even paid the owner (Moritz Steffansonu) its cost - about 100 000 $. By today's standards, this amount would have exceeded two and a half million dollars. Interestingly, the Moritz Steffanson said it was about the whole collection is incredibly expensive paintings, but then chose to take it back. It is assumed that Steffanson really transported in the holds of the Titanic rare paintings stolen from major museums in Europe.