Mrs Goldenberg's Account

New York Herald

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When the crash came Mr. and Mrs. Goldenberg ran out on deck.

Mrs. Goldenberg ran out on deck. Mrs. Goldenberg, who had not waited to dress, but had only pulled a skirt over her night dress, was helped into one of the first boats by Mr. Goldenberg, Mr. Ismay and one of the Titanic's officers. She begged her husband to follow her, but he refused. The boat was unfilled when the crew started to lower it, according to Mrs. Goldenberg, and she urged her husband to take a place, as other men had done. "When I saw that he was not coming," said Mrs. Goldenberg, "I called, 'For God's sake say goodby to me then,' and suddenly Mr. Ismay and one of the crew seized Mr. Goldenberg and threw him over the side. He managed to catch the boat ropes and I and others pulled him in..."

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2013) Mrs Goldenberg's Account (New York Herald, Sunday 21st April 1912, ref: #19267, published 22 January 2013, generated 28th September 2021 11:49:59 AM); URL :