In the movie, the first funnel is intact and it is the second funnel that is broken off. Through their radiation detectors, they discover that the byzanium had indeed been buried there after all... and has been there for the past 70 years by Brewster while apparently evading Russian spies that killed off his entire team. Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones, The Careful Terrorist (The Saint TV Series), The Covetous Headsman (The Saint TV Series), The Pearls of Peace (The Saint TV Series), The Element of Doubt (The Saint TV Series), https://antinitpicker.fandom.com/wiki/Raise_the_Titanic?oldid=6401. After a lengthy search, the Titanic is located and the search team, with help from the U.S. Navy, begins the dangerous job of raising the ship from the seabed. One of the submersibles, Starfish, experiences a cabin flood and implodes. The U.S. must race against the Russians to see who can get to the shipwreck first. Next to the frozen corpse is a newspaper from 1912, as well as some mining tools from the early part of the 20th century. The Britannic, launched afterward, was slightly larger, with a modified design. The story blows the project's secret cover and Sandecker must hold a press conference to explain why the ship is being raised. As they contemplate their probable failure Sandecker tells Pitt and Seagram that they actually were thinking of a way to weaponize the byzanium to create a super bomb, not just to power a defensive system which went against everything the scientist believed in. After a lengthy search, the Titanic is located and the search team, with help from the U.S. Navy, begins the dangerous job of raising the ship from the seabed. The film opens on the fictional island of Svardlov in the far North Sea above the Soviet Union in the year 1982 where an American spy breaks into an old mine where he discovers the frozen body of a US Army sergeant and mining expert, named Jake Hobart.

Presents Pitt with the flag from the Titanic that he took off of her before she went down. He is then chased and shot by Soviet forces but rescued at the last moment by Dirk Pitt (Richard Jordan) a former U.S. Navy officer and a clandestine operator. The ship is then towed to New York harbor - its original destination and moored at the old White Star Line dock - with much fanfare, cheered on by huge crowds, escorting ships and aircraft. The postcard shows a church and graveyard in the small village of Southby on the English coast, the place Brewster had arranged a fake burial for the frozen miner Jake Hobart prior to sailing back to the United States on the Titanic.In the final scene, Pitt and Seagram travel to England and go alone to the small graveyard just three miles from Southampton and find the grave of Jake Hobart. Questions are raised about byzanium but are not answered. Sandecker tells Pitt that they "got all the stuff from the White Star Line; engineering drawings and a complete structural design for the Titanic."

Bigalow, John L. Was a junior third officer on the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic. Sandecker then tells Prevlov they knew he was coming and what he would threaten them with. He then meets Sandecker, Pitt, and Seagram aboard their vessel. Looking at an un-mailed postcard showing a church and graveyard in the village of Southby on the English coast and where the American had arranged a fake burial for the frozen miner Jake Hobart prior to sailing back to the United States on the Titanic. Questions are raised about byzanium, but are not answered.After a lengthy search, the Titanic is located and the search team, with help from the U.S. Navy, begins the dangerous job of raising the ship from the seabed. After thinking about it, Seagram and Pitt decide to leave the mineral in the grave because they agree its existence would destabilize the status quo that maintains the peace between the West and the Soviet Union. He tells them that his government knows all about the mineral and challenges them for salvage of the Titanic and ownership of ore claiming it was illegally taken from Russian soil and that if there is to be a "superior weapon" made from it then "Russia must have it!" survivor interview, Titanic 100 - New CGI of How Titanic Sank, Titanic - Deleted Scene - Shooting Star HD 1st-Class Promenade, Boat Deck, Saturday April 13th, 1912 after 10 00pm, Titanic - Deleted Scene - Jack and Lovejoy Fight, https://titanic.fandom.com/wiki/Raise_the_Titanic?oldid=39863. The problem is that this Helicopter is really a U.S made Huey (like the ones flown in Vietnam) with a red star painted on the side. But John Bigalow seems to already know before the news is leaked, and asks Pitt to put back the Titanic's pennant when the ship is raised. At this point it is decided that the only way to get a hold of the byzanium is to literally "raise the Titanic" from the ocean floor.

Pitt comes up with a salvage plan that Sandecker then sells the president on it and the operation is on. He tells them that his government knows all about the mineral and challenges them for both salvage of the Titanic as well as ownership of ore, claiming it was illegally taken from Russian soil.

Pitt then escorts him to the deck where U.S. fighter jets and a nuclear attack submarine have arrived to protect the Titanic from their attempted piracy.

The CIA and Pitt soon find out that boxes of the raw mineral were loaded onto the Belfast-built RMS Titanic by an American in April 1912. A search is then conducted in the North Atlantic to locate the sunken ocean liner. He is then chased and shot by Soviet forces, but is rescued at the last moment by Dirk Pitt (Richard Jordan), a former U.S. Navy officer and a clandestine operator. Pitt later hoists the pennant when the ship is raised. The film opens on the fictional island of Svardlov in the Barents Sea north of the Soviet Union where an American spy breaks into an old mine where he discovers the frozen body of a US Army sergeant and mining expert Jake Hobart. A surviving set of structural blueprints for the Olympic class was discovered in the late 1990s.