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Titanic families slam ‘disgusting’ tours — shipwreck should be treated as ‘graveyard’

Posted on AllSides June 22nd, 2023
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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...

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