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SAYS CAPTAIN SHOT STEERAGE PASSENGERS

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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]

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2012) SAYS CAPTAIN SHOT STEERAGE PASSENGERS (Chicago Daily Journal, Wednesday 24th April 1912, ref: #18927, published 29 June 2012, generated 30th November 2022 03:47:27 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/says-captain-shot-steerage-passengers.html