Titanic Memorial At Sea 99 Years Later By Michael McIntee | April 15, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Connecticut Subscribe to Connecticut Follow this author Memorial wreath for Titanic's 99th Anniversary The U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol marks the 99th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic by dropping three donated memorial wreaths near the British luxury liner’s resting place in the North Atlantic. It is an annual rite for the Ice Patrol, which was created to monitor iceberg danger as a result of the Titanic’s sinking. The Titanic struck ice and sank on its maiden voyage in international waters on April 15, 1912, killing 1,522 people. Coast Guard video by PAC Bob Laura Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.