SAYS CAPTAIN SHOT STEERAGE PASSENGERS

Chicago Daily Journal

SAYS CAPTAIN SHOT STEERAGE PASSENGERS

 [Associated Press Telegram]

Mrs. Mariana Aasaf a Titanic survivor, told friends here today that she saw several steerage passengers attempt to rush the lifeboats and that Capt. Smith shot down several of them.  Three cousins pleaded for a seat, but were refused, she said.
[Ottawa, Ont., April 24]

 

Related Biographies:

Mariana Assaf
Edward John Smith
steerage passengers being shot, Capt. Smith, rushing lifeboats, gunfire aboard

Relates to Place:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Relates to Ship:

Titanic

Contributor

Thomas E. Golembiewski