Miss Erna Alexandra Andersson, 17, from Kulla Bay, Strömfors (Ruotsinpyhtää), near Lovisa, Southern Finland boarded the Polaris at Hangö to Hull and then travelled on to Southampton where she boarded the Titanic as a third class passenger . She was destined for New York.
Erna was rescued in collapsible D. After her arrival in New York she was quartered in the Union League Home together with Maria Backström.
She stayed in New York and worked as a domestic helper. She visited Finland about 1913 then returned to USA. She married a Finn named Johansson and settled down, in (?) Houghton, Michigan.
References and Sources
Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Claes-Göran Wetterholm, Sweden
Leif Snellman, Finland
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