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
Mr I Whilems 2270 Bradway [sic] N.Y.C.
all well saved
Charles Whilems [sic]
John Booth & Sean Coughlan (1993) Titanic Signals of Disaster. White
Star Publicatons, Westbury, Wiltshire. ISBN 0 9518190 1 1
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York;
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
Hermann Söldner, Germany
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Charles Wilhelms
Age: 32 years
Last Residence: in London London England
2nd Class Passengers
First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 244270 , £13
Destination: New York City New York United States
Rescued (boat 9)
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
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