Mesaba Warned Doomed Titanic of Icebergs

Chicago Daily News

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Mesaba Reports That It Warned The Doomed Ocean Vessel

of Presence of Icebergs in Vicinity and Got "Thanks"

Message by Wireless in Reply

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[By The Associated Press]

New York, April 18--The Atlantic transport liner Mesaba, in today from England, gives the information that at 7:50 o'clock last Sunday night the following messages passed between the Mesaba and the Titanic, both bound for New York:

"M. G. Y.--Latitude 42 to 41.25 north, longitude 49 to 50.30 west; much heavy packed ice and great number of bergs; weather clear.  (Signed)

"Clarke, Captain Mesaba."

"Thanks.  (Signed) M.G.Y."

"M.G.Y." is the call of the Titanic.

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Relates to Place:

New York City, New York, United States

Relates to Ship:

Mesaba
Titanic

Acknowledgements

Thomas E. Golembiewski

Citation

Encyclopedia Titanica (2011) Mesaba Warned Doomed Titanic of Icebergs (Chicago Daily News, Thursday 18th April 1912, ref: #13525, published 16 August 2011, generated 20th June 2021 07:05:39 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/mesaba-warned-doomed-titanic-of-icebergs.html