Miss Mary Katherine Gilnagh
Miss Mary Katherine "Katie" Gilnagh, 16, from Co Longford, Ireland boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger . She shared cabin 161 on E Deck with Katie Mullen, Kate and Mary Murphy. Miss Gilnagh was bound for New York, NY. She was rescued in lifeboat 16.
In later life she became a member of the "Titanic Enthusiasts of America" and she appeared on two televison programs, To Tell The Truth and the Steve Allen Show, she was also mentioned in Walter Lord's, A Night to Remember and her picture appeared in a 1953 Life Magazine account of the tragedy.
Miss Gilnagh (later Mrs John Joseph Manning) died on March 1, 1971 in Long Island City, New York at the age of 75.
Articles and Stories
References and Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
CreditsMichael A. Findlay, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA
Link and cite this page
(2013) Mary Katherine Gilnagh Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #826, accessed 3rd December 2013 01:30:17 PM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/katie-gilnagh.html
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Miss Mary Katherine Gilnagh
Born: Monday 29th October 1894
Age: 17 years (Female)
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: in Esker Ireland
3rd Class Passengers
First Embarked: Queenstown on Thursday 11th April 1912
Ticket No. 35851 , £7 14s 8d
Destination: New York City New York United States
Rescued (boat 16)
Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
Died: Monday 1st March 1971