Encyclopedia Titanica

MACKAY BENNETT

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THE MORNING AFTER... WHERE WERE THE BODIES?
Titanica!20th September 2002
Jan C. Nielsen
What happened to the bodies from the Titanic...
VICTIM NO. 26: AN IDENTITY
Titanica!8th January 2018
Brian Rose and Graham Dyke
New Research reveals the identify of a victim of the Titanic Disaster...
RMS TITANIC: THE FUNERALS, MEMORIALS AND LEGACY OF THE LOST PASSENGERS AND HER CREW
Titanica!9th March 2007
Brandon C. Holm
Titanic, a word that conveys a history and numerous amounts of thoughts, ideas. The American Heritage Dictionary, Fourth Edition defines titanic as, “of enormous scope, power, or inf...
TITANIC VICTIMS BURIED AT SEA SHOWN IN UNIQUE PHOTOGRAPH
Titanic News3rd October 2013
Philip Hind
A photograph of Titanic victims being buried at sea is to be auctioned....
TITANIC VICTIM BEING EMBALMED ABOARD THE MACKAY BENNETT An unidentified victim of the Titanic disaster is shown being embalmed on the deck of the cable ship Mackay Bennett. The Mackay Bennett was chartered by the White Star l...
CLASSIFIED IN DEATH : RECOVERING THE TITANIC'S DEAD
Titanica!31st March 2007
Brian J. Ticehurst
AFTER the Titanic sank in the early hours of the 15th April, 1912 the sea around the site was littered with the flotsam and jetsam of the liner. Among the broken decking, furniture and fit...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle23rd April 1912
The White Star Line this morning made public the following wireless communication, giving the names in the additional list of those recovered in the Titanic disaster:...
AUTHENTICATING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
Titanica!23rd October 2013
Stuart Kelly
How Titanic' Bandmaster's instrument was declared genuine...
The Diary of Frederick Hamilton (Cable Engineer: MacKay Bennett)The White Star Line, owners of the SS Titanic chatered two cable-laying steamers Mackay-Bennett and Min...
VICTIMS RECOVERED BY THE MACKAY-BENNETT ARE LAID TO REST David Lean
May 4th 1912 - In Halifax, the body of the baby boy recovered on the first day of Mackay-Bennett's search for Titanic victims is laid to rest. Using money that they received as a reward from Vi...
Camden Post-Telegram27th April 1912
Dr. Tomlin, of Haddonfield, in Halifax to Care for Corpse of Titanic Victim -- WIDENER'S BODY IS BURIED AT SEA --- Dr. F. H. Tomlin, of Haddonfield, is in Halifax, N. S...
ON ROOTING ABOUT IN A SWEDISH TITANIC FAMILY TREE
Titanica!10th May 2002
Alan Ruffman
The search for geneaological data relating to the Palaeo-DNA Project...
VIDEO: THE MACKAY BENNETT ARRIVING IN HALIFAX A short film of the MacKay Bennett Returning to Halifax with the recovered bodies of Titanic victims...
IDENTIFYING STEWARDS
Titanica!13th February 2005
Senan Molony
What are the chances of identifying Titanic bodies more than 90 years after they were buried at sea?...
AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
Titanica!7th November 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly describes the excitement and tension of the auction of the most valuable Titanic artefact ever sold....
Hudson Dispatch23rd April 1912
Recovered by the Mackay-Bennett Ship and Will Be Sent Home.---------------IDENTIFIED BY MARKS ---------------Fifteen More Bodies Were Found by Same Vessel Today----------...
Worcester Telegram
Identified at Hallifax by Waldo E. Sessions who will have charge of the funeral which will be saturday.The body of Walter C. Porter, 10 Knox street of S. Porter & Co., last manufacturers, ...
Worcester Magazine
Worcester's Toll in Titanic DisasterWalter C. Porter, of the Samuel Porter Company, a Member of this Board on Ill-fated Ship, Returning from European Business Trip. His Body Found by Crew ...
CAPT. F. H. LARNDER OF THE MACKAY-BENNETT/THE CABLE STEAMER MACKAY BENNETT
New York Times23rd April 1912
Camden Post-Telegram29th April 1912
White Star Line Confirms Report That Mackay-Bennett Has Corpse of Haddonfield Resident---WRECKAGE SEEN BY ANOTHER STEAMER---By United Press WireNEW YORK, April 29---The W...
Halifax Evening Mail30th April 1912
THE STORY IN DETAIL OF THE MACKAY-BENNETT'S SEARCH FOR BODIES OF TITANIC VICTIMS ...
Weekly Advocate2nd May 1912
Mrs Henry Buell and daughter, Miss Margaret Buell reached Newark Friday evening after spending a year in Germany and brought back with her the first lucid details following the sinking of the Titan...
THE ICEBERG — RESURFACED?
Titanica!9th July 2001
Henning Pfeifer
Icebergs photographed after the sinking bear the hallmarks of a collision....
THE HIGHEST EXAMPLE LIFE CAN FURNISH
Titanica!8th June 2013
Michele Albion
Richard Frazar White, Bowdoin College, and the Titanic...
CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC RESCUE
Titanica!6th July 2021
Sir James Bisset
Second Officer of the Carpathia recalls a dramatic night...
THE LAST OF THE LOST
Titanica!3rd August 2002
Alan Ruffman & Ryan Parr
A preliminary report on the Palaeo-DNA Project and the unidentified Titanic victims in the Halifax, Nova Scotia, cemeteries...
C.S. MINIA RECOVERS 17 BODIES David Lean
May 3rd 1912 - After a week long search, the C.S. Minia leaves the recovery area and sets a course for Halifax having found only 17 bodies, two of whom, both unidentified members of the crew believ...
Edward Thomas Stone was born in 1882/83 in Shirley, Southampton. He himself quotes his birthplace as Cornwall when signing on Titanic but this appears to be erroneous. (It is currently assumed that he...
S.S. ALGERINE JOINS THE RECOVERY EFFORT David Lean
The White Star Line charters the Bowring Bros. Limited steamer S.S. Algerine, to sail from St. Johns, Newfoundland under the command of Captain John Jackman and join the recovery effort; ...
Edmund Stone was born in Southampton in 1879. He was the son of William Stone (Railway Inspector) and Agnes Mary Jane Stone.In 1881 the UK Census has the family at 7 Brinton's Terrace, Southamp...
Geoffrey E. Whitfield
John George Sage was born in Hackney, London in 1867. He followed a number of trades until his marriage, on 2nd November 1890 to Annie Elizabeth Cazaly. The Cazaly family were originally Huguenot ...
NO. 1. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE. - 10-12. - HAIR. LIGHT. CLOTHING - Overcoat, grey; one grey coat; one blue coat...
Jersey Journal23rd April 1912
A few hours after the Titanic with hundreds of her passengers and crew went down to their ocean grave a letter was received in this city by Miss Sarah Weir of 173 Clendenny Avenue, from her sweetheart, Peter Sloan, chief electrician of the ill-fated steamer. ...
Hudson Observer23rd April 1912
Family of John Ashby of West Hoboken Abandon Hope for Him ---------- Until to-day the family of John Ashby, of West Hoboken, had some hope for his recovery, but are now convinced tha...
Chicago Daily Tribune25th April 1912
Page 1Miss Anna Kelly, with Chicago Cousins, Beset by Scenes of Wreck and Weakened by Exposure A nervous wreck as the result of her experiences on the Titanic, Miss Anna Kelly ...
The Spokesman-Review25th April 1912
John H. Chapman, who, with his wife, Elizabeth Chapman, lost his life in the Titanic disaster, was from more than two years a resident of Spokane and was returning here with his bride of four months, whom he married in England....
The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City26th April 1912
W. H. Hyter Thought to Have Been Victim of the Titanic Disaster --- That W. H. Hyter, a former Salt Laker, perished when the Titanic sank while on his wa...
Rahway Daily Record26th April 1912
Survivor of Titanic Wreck Tells of Being With Him In a Life Boat----------It had for several days been hoped that among the bodies recovered from the wreck of the Titanic would be fo...
Worcester Telegram27th April 1912
Subscription papers will be circulated, today and next week in the Slater building, State Mutual building and courthouse, in an effort to raise money for Mrs. Charles Asplund and family left in strain...
Elizabeth Daily Journal29th April 1912
On board the cable ship Mackay-Bennett, whicn [sic] is due in Halifax to-morrow with the bodies of nearly 200 dead recovered from the wreckage of the Titanic are the remains of John S. Marsh, of Newar...
Elizabeth Daily Journal30th April 1912
The body of John F. Marsh, superintendent of mails on the steamer Titanic and the father of Mrs. John A. Corwin, of 261 Stiles street, this city, will be taken to the home of his daughter, Miss Nettie...
A TITANIC VICTIM [MRS MCNAMEE]
Western Gazette3rd May 1912
Mrs. Eline [sic] McNamee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard O'Leary, of Wilton-road. Salisbury, was lost on the Titanic with her husband, Mr. McNamee...
Standard Union4th May 1912
Sante Reghini, Who Gave His Life for a Woman, Buried from Sister’s Home---WAITED ON DECK FOR DEATH---Services for George Nasser, Another Victim, To-morrow---The fun...
The Logan Republican, Logan, Utah4th May 1912
Telegram announcing Finding of Body Shows W. H. Hyter Went Down on Titanic --- Mrs. Leo Chamberlain, 409 South Fourth East street, yesterday received a telegram from the White St...
The Salt Lake Tribune5th May 1912
Mrs. Lee Chamberlain, Mother of a Titanic Victim, Receives Conflicting Reports The whereabouts of the body of A. H. Hyter, formerly of Salt Lake, who perished in the wreck ...
Elizabeth Daily Journal8th May 1912
The body of John S. March, one of the five mail clerks of the steamship Titanic and father of Mrs. John A. Corwin, of 261 Stiles street, reached Newark yesterday from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and was tak...
Simple Services Mark Funeral of Noted Merchant Who Died on Titanic --- Funeral services for Isidor Straus, who, with his wife, met death on the Titanic, and whose body...
North American8th May 1912
NORTH WALES, Pa., May 7---The bodies of Austin Van Billiard and one of his children, lost on the Titanic, which were picked up at sea by the Mackay-Bennett, reached here today and will be buried on We...
Bluefield Daily Telegraph10th May 1912
Following Services, Mrs. Smith Will Go to Morgantown, Where Estate Will be Settled...
Daily Post and Mercury15th May 1912
LATE MR. A. ROWE'S BODY INTERREDIN LIVERPOOL Sorrowful scenes were witnessed at Smithdown road Cemetery, yesterday afternoon, when there were interred the remains of Mr. Alfred Rowe, a ...
Salford City Reporter16th May 1912
Well known at the Height of St Annes...
Salford Reporter23rd May 1912
AN ACCOUNT OF HIS CAREER...
Southend Standard23rd May 1912
Pathetic Ceremony at Liverpool...
Windsor, Eton & Slough Express25th May 1912
The old churchyard of Clewer has witnessed many strange and touching scenes during the long roll of centuries that is has borne the designation of "God's Acre", still, perhaps never ...
July 19th 191274 Bullar RoadBitterne ParkSouthamptonDear Sir,I have been informed by Mr. F. Blake, Superintendent Engineer of the White Star Lines, Trafalgar ...
New York Times11th May 1913
Brother and Partner of Titanic Victim Residuary Legatee---The appraisal of the estate of George Rosenshine, President of Rosenshine Bros., importers of ostrich feathers, who perished in th...
THE REAL JACK DAWSON
Titanica!11th March 2001
Senan Molony
Was the character of Jack Dawson based on a real person?...
BERTHE LEROY: TITANIC SURVIVOR
Titanica!12th July 2004
Olivier Mendez & Michel Leroy
Berthe Leroy, a short biography by Michel Leroy and Olivier Mendez....
The allocation of cabins on the Titanic is a source of continuing interest and endless speculation. Apart from the recollections of survivors and a few tickets and boarding cards, the only auth...
A TALE OF HOFFMAN
Titanica!18th January 2005
Senan Molony
A boy wakes, and he is on a train. The world is wriggling past the window. Papa looks, but does not say anything. Nor does he try to smile. ...
THE BOXHALL LETTERS
Voyage23rd May 2005
Joe Carvalho & Shelley Dziedzic
The following five letters, written to Mr. Joe Carvalho ofMassaschusetts by Commander Joseph G. Boxhall span the time period ofApril 1961 through July of 1962, and reveal the s...
RITZ RESTAURANT STAFF ON THE TITANIC
Titanica!19th September 2005
Brian J. Ticehurst
ON BOARD the Titanic was what must have been the finest Restaurant in the world....
TITANIC'S UNKNOWN  CHILD Sandi Krawchenko Altner
A small pair of brown shoes have provided the determining factor in deciding the true identity of Titanic's Unknown child. ...
THE FINAL IDENTIFICATION OF THE UNKNOWN CHILD
Titanica!9th September 2011
Alan Ruffman
Identification of Body No. 4 in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax...
THE WATCH THAT ENDS THE NIGHT: VOICES FROM THE TITANIC
Titanic Review29th December 2011
Randy Bryan Bigham
Allan Wolf lyricizes the Titanic in a fact-based, poignant evocation of the 100 year old tragedy...
DEATH OF A PURSER
Titanic Review5th January 2012
Stanley C. Jenkins
Review of the new biography of Hugh McElroy, the Chief Purser of RMS Titanic:...
FACE TO BAREFACE LIAR!
Titanica!16th January 2012
Senan Molony
Titanic survivor confronts his own impostor....
CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC: RESCUE AT SEA
Titanic Review23rd May 2012
Mike Poirier
Michael Poirier reviews one of the few books to focus on the Titanic's rescue ship, the RMS Carpathia....
TITANIC LEGACY OF A PARIS MAID
Titanica!3rd October 2014
Stuart Kelly
At about 1.10am on the morning of 15 April 1912, lifeboat number 6 was launched from the port side of the RMS Titanic. The passengers and crew escaping t...
THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
Titanica!25th July 2015
Brandon Whited
The only woman in the world who in just a year's time made her debut, got engaged, married, survived the Titanic, became a widow, and then a mother...