By Betty Doe / July 23, 2020

Hollywood film director James Cameron, who directed the 1997 film Titanic,

Titan Sub's parent company Oceangate "didn't get certified because they knew they wouldn't pass".

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He said, "I was very suspicious of the technology they were using. I couldn't get into that."

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Cameron has made 33 submersible dives to the wreckage of the Titanic

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The Titan was constructed of carbon fiber and titanium.

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In 2012, Cameron used a different technique for the Deepsea Challenger submersible expedition in the Pacific,

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which took them to 10,912 m (35,800 ft), the deepest known oceanic trench.

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Cameron said that when he learned that the submarine had lost both its navigation and communications at the same time

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"I could feel in my bones what had happened. The sub's electronics failed and its communications system failed

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and its tracking transponder failed simultaneously – the sub was gone."

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