Belgians Plan Titanic Suits

New York Times

Pierre Mali, the Belgian Consul in this city, applied yesterday to Surrogate Cohalan for letters of administration on the estates of several victims of the sinking of the steamship Titanic for the purpose of bringing suits on behalf of their surviving relatives in Belgium.

The names of the Belgian victims were given as Alphonse De Pelsmaeker, Edmond Van Melkebeke, Rosalie Govaert Van Impe, Catherine Van Impe, and Jean Baptiste Van Impe.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) Belgians Plan Titanic Suits (New York Times, Friday 8th August 1913, ref: #3566, published 25 August 2004, generated 22nd April 2021 07:21:10 AM); URL :