Charles Wilhelms

Mr Charles Wilhelms

Mr Charles Whilems, 31, a glass bender from London was born at Sunderland, England. He lived at St. Neville Road, Forest Gate, London, where his wife was left. His destination was New York (2270 Broadway). To reach it, he boarded the Titanic at Southampton and bought ticket number 244270 for 13.

Mr Whilems survived the sinking. He was rescued by the Carpathia in lifeboat 9.

To New York, he sent a Marconigramm, which was transmitted on 18 April at 5.59 am.

Mr I Whilems 2270 Bradway [sic] N.Y.C.
all well saved
Charles Whilems [sic]

References
John Booth & Sean Coughlan (1993) Titanic Signals of Disaster. White Star Publicatons, Westbury, Wiltshire. ISBN 0 9518190 1 1

Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
United States Senate (62nd Congress), Subcommittee Hearings of the Committee on Commerce, Titanic Disaster, Washington 1912

Acknowledgements
Hermann Sldner, Germany

Articles and Stories

The Fears of Relatives : Whilems

Western Morning News  (1912) 

THE FEARS OF RELATIVES : WHILEMS

 
THINKS TIMES LIST SAVED FATHER'S LIFE

The New York Times  (1912) 

THINKS TIMES LIST SAVED FATHER'S LIFE

 
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