Titanic families slam ‘disgusting’ tours — shipwreck should be treated as ‘graveyard’
Relatives of people aboard the ill-fated Titanic cruise liner which sunk in 1912 say tourist trips to the shipwreck site — like those offered by the missing OceanGate Titan sub — are “disgusting” and disrespectful to those who perished in the disaster.
The wreckage should be treated like an underwater “graveyard” for the 1,496 who died, not a “Disneyland” for adventure-seeking tourists, the family members told The Daily Beast.
“They died a horribly tragic death. Just leave the bodies resting,” said John Locascio, 69, whose uncles, Alberto and Sebastiano Peracchio, died...