A section of the RMS Titanic that was recovered from the ocean floor is seen on display in July 2009. Photo: RMS Titanic handout via AP A section of the RMS Titanic that was recovered from the ocean floor is seen on display in July 2009. Photo: RMS Titanic handout via AP
A section of the RMS Titanic that was recovered from the ocean floor is seen on display in July 2009. Photo: RMS Titanic handout via AP

Plan to retrieve Titanic’s iconic radio spurs debate on human remains

  • Company hopes to exhibit Marconi wireless telegraph machine that broadcast sinking ocean liner’s distress calls and helped save about 700 people in lifeboats
  • Dispute stems from larger debate over how famous shipwreck’s victims should be honoured, and whether an expedition should be allowed to enter its hull

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A section of the RMS Titanic that was recovered from the ocean floor is seen on display in July 2009. Photo: RMS Titanic handout via AP A section of the RMS Titanic that was recovered from the ocean floor is seen on display in July 2009. Photo: RMS Titanic handout via AP
A section of the RMS Titanic that was recovered from the ocean floor is seen on display in July 2009. Photo: RMS Titanic handout via AP
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