Mr Vassilios Katavelas, 19, a farmer from Áyos Sóstis, 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 Ł7 4s 7d.
Katavelas died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett,
#58, and buried at sea on 22 April 1912.
CLOTHING - Dark mixture suit; check shirt; black
boots; no marks on body or clothing.
EFFECTS - Purse with 10 c; pocket mirror; comb;
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
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)
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) Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the
voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)