Jean Baptiste Van Impe

Mr Jean Baptiste Van Impe

Mr Jean Baptist Van Impe, 36, from Bergstraat, Kerksken Belgium boarded the Titanic at Southampton with his wife Rosalie and daughter Catharina. They travelled as third class passengers (ticket number 345773, 24, 3s)

Their actions aboard the Titanic are a mystery. All three were lost and no trace of them was ever found.

Notes
Walter Lord (1976) lists him as "Jacob" others have documented his first name as "Jan".

References
Michael Findlay Passenger List in John P. Eaton & Charles A. Haas Titanic: Triumph & Tragedy, 2nd ed. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1 85260 493 X
Michael Findlay Revised Passenger List in Judith Geller (1998) Titanic: Women and Children First. Patrick Stephens Ltd
Walter Lord (1976) A Night to Remember. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 14 004757 3

Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Herman De Wulf and Michael A. Findlay (1998) The Belgians and the Titanic. Voyage. #27

Acknowledgements
Herman DeWulf, Belgium
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Georges Picavet, Belgium
Kassandra Picavet, Belgium
Homer Thiel, USA

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