New York Times

Bill Introduced in House to Decorate Men on the Carpathia
Special to The New York Times
WASHINGTON, April 22---Representative Francis of Ohio to-day introduced a resolution calling for Federal recognition and decoration of the captain, officers and crew of the Cunarder Carpathia for their gallant service in the rescue of the survivors of the Titanic. It provides that the President on behalf of the Government, present medals of honor to Capt. A. H. Rostron, lieutenant of the Royal Navy, the officers, petty officers, and crew of the Carpathia and proposes an appropriation of $5,000 to pay for striking these medals from dies to be made at the Philadelphia mint.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) MEDALS FOR RESCUING CREW (New York Times, Tuesday 23rd April 1912, ref: #3508, published 19 August 2004, generated 5th December 2020 07:04:03 PM); URL :