SWAM TO BOAT; SAYS SAILORS BEAT HIM

Newark Evening News

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BAYONNE, April 20---The story that he was beaten by sailors when he swam to a lifeboat is told by Thomas McCormack, one of the Titanic survivors, who is now at St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York.

McCormack, who is nineteen years old and whose home is at 36 West Twentieth street, this city, says that he had jumped into the sea and was barely able to crawl into a lifeboat, despite the assault by the sailors. His face, arms and body were bruised.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2003) SWAM TO BOAT; SAYS SAILORS BEAT HIM (Newark Evening News, Saturday 20th April 1912, ref: #1124, published 28 August 2003, generated 22nd September 2021 09:52:34 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/swam-boat-says-sailors-beat-him.html