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Laura Cribb Given Reception

Laura Cribb Given Reception

TITANIC SURVIVOR IS GIVEN A RECEPTION

Miss Laura Cribb, 17 years old, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, was given a farewell reception last night by Mrs. Lillian Clark, in her home, 34½ Elizabeth Avenue. Miss Cribb is about to return to her home at Lower Parkstone, Dorset, England.

The young woman is still nervous as a result of her harrowing experience. In the wreck she lost her father.  The latter, seeing the ship was doomed, fastened a life preserver about her and placing her in a lifeboat kissed her goodbye. Although she pleaded with him to join her he refused. Miss Cribb has made the trip across the Atlantic eight times.

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Acknowledgements

Gavin Bell

Citation

Encyclopedia Titanica (2020) Laura Cribb Given Reception (Newark Star, Wednesday 1st May 1912, ref: #21206, published 31 March 2020, generated 27th January 2021 05:31:58 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/laura-cribb-given-reception.html