Gustav J. Rath (or Gusztáv Ráth) is listed as a Supernumerary Hungarian Officer. In some articles he is mentioned as being the Carpathia's fifth officer.
Second Officer James Bisset identified him as Supernumerary Officer Roth.
It was reported that his gold Carpathia rescuers medal was sold by Sotheby's New York on 29 July 1997 for $55,000. His discharge book was also sold, which revealed that he only served on the Carpathia for two voyages.
References and Sources
The Clarion, vol. 15, no. 1 (1998) The Unsinkable Titanic, The Journal of the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), 10 Oct 1997, Titanic Medal Recalls Momentous Night in History Sotheby's art at auction : 1996-1997
Brian J. Ticehurst (1996) The Titanic's rescuers : Captain Arthur Rostron and the crew of the Carpathia, (Occasional papers No.7), B & J Printers, ISBN 1871733073
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