"As we left the Titanic", she said," several men were on the point of jumping into our boat, already overcrowded. They were stopped by Officer Louve drawing a revolver. After taking us out of the range of the Titanic's suction, he transferred us to other boats that had not been completely filled and went back for more from the sinking ship. Too much praise cannot be given the officer for his work.We were in the boat for three or four hours listening to the cries and groans of thoses who had jumped overboard and were not rescued, and those in other boats."
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