Vasilios G. Katavelos

Mr Vasilios G. Katavelos

Vasilios G. Katavelos

Mr Vassilios Katavelas, 19, a farmer from yos Sstis, Peloponnes, Greece, boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as third class passenger. He travelled to Cherbourg via Marseilles. To reach his destination, 428 Wells Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he bought his third class ticket number 2682 for 7 4s 7d.

Katavelas died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett, #58, and buried at sea on 22 April 1912.

NO. 58. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 18. - HAIR AND COMPLEXION, DARK.

CLOTHING - Dark mixture suit; check shirt; black boots; no marks on body or clothing.

EFFECTS - Purse with 10 c; pocket mirror; comb; key.

THIRD CLASS.

NAME - CATAVELAS VASSILIOS.

His personal effects were received by his brothers (Peter and Panagioti) and his sister (Lansbrimi) on 12/21 September 1912 in Piraeus:

2 memo books
1 purse with 10 cents
1 pocket mirror
1 comb
papers, among which is an Inland order for Railroad journey from New York to Milwaukee.

Documents
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#58)

References
Coroners Report (Public Archives of Nova Scotia, RG 41, Vols. 75-76)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)

Contributors
Hermann Sldner, Germany

Pictures

Titanic memorial in Greece

(2005) 

TITANIC MEMORIAL IN GREECE

 
The village of Ayios Sostis, Greece

(2005) 

THE VILLAGE OF AYIOS SOSTIS, GREECE

 
Detail of Titanic memorial in Greece

(2005) 

DETAIL OF TITANIC MEMORIAL IN GREECE

 
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