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.
References and Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
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
Robert L. Bracken (2000) Irish Titanic Passengers
Walter Lord (1976) A Night to Remember. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 14 004757 3
Senan Molony (1999) The Irish Aboard Titanic. Wolfhound Press, Dublin ISBN 0 86327 805 1
Noel Ray (1999) List of Passengers who Boarded RMS Titanic at Queenstown, April 11, 1912. The Irish Titanic Historical Society
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA
Articles and Stories
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