Philadelphian Rescued By Party In Lifeboat

Washington Times

NEW YORK, April 19---Richard Williams, of Philadelphia, remained on the Titanic until she sank. He was standing at the extreme stern when the final plunge came.

"After we hit the water the Titanic rebounded," he said, "and I was hurled through the air, and clear away from the boat, beyond the suction zone. I tried to swim and heard some one call. I saw that it was froma lifeboat and the occupants drew me from the water."

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