What happened to bodies after Titan submersible imploded?
A deep-sea submersible carrying five people on a voyage to the century-old wreck of the Titanic was found in pieces from a “catastrophic implosion” that killed everyone aboard, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday, ending a multinational five-day search for the vessel.
A robotic diving vehicle deployed from a Canadian ship discovered a debris field from the submersible Titan on Thursday morning on the seabed some 1,600 feet (488 meters) from the bow of the Titanic, 2 1/2 miles (4 km) beneath the surface, in a remote corner of the North Atlantic, U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral John Mauger told reporters.
Asked about the prospect of recovering the bodies of the victims, Mauger said he did not have an answer. “This is an incredibly unforgiving environment down there on the sea floor,” he said.
Perhaps Mauger didn’t want to say it but pressures at play here are beyond what most people have the ability to conceive it.
At those pressures and under the violence of the implosion human tissues would be rendered fine enough to pass through a sieve.
It is likely that even the bones were shattered into fine silvers.
There are no chances that bodies would be recovered.