The Carpathia is the ship that rescued passengers from the doomed Titanic.

The first ship on the scene after the Titantic sank in 1912, its crew managed to rescue 705 men, women and children from lifeboats adrift in the North Atlantic.

On July 17, 1918 during the First World War, the Carpathia was hit by two torpedos fired from a German U-Boat. As her lifeboats were being filled, she was struck by a third topedo and rapidly began to sink.

Travelling as part of convoy from England to Massachussets at the time, the wreckage of the Carpathia - some 500 feet down in the Atlantic - was recently located about 120 miles south of Fastnet, Ireland.

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