TITANIC LETTER

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WW1 LETTER FROM THE FRONT - BY DANIEL BUCKLEY   WW1 LETTER FROM THE FRONT - BY DANIEL BUCKLEY

A letter to his mother from US infantryman Daniel Buckley, originally from Co. Cork, Ireland. Buckley was killed a month before the end of the war. He served with Company K of the 165th US Infantry, and wrote copious missive, some of ...
Torquay Directory LETTER FROM HIS MAJESTY THE KING
15th May 1912
The Late Mr. Forbes Julian.-Mrs. Forbes Julian, of Redholme, has been honoured by receiving, through Viscount Knollys, a letter expressing the sympathy of his Majesty the King with her in the loss of her husband in the Titanic disaster. The letter r...
BOXHALL LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE   BOXHALL LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRADE
11th July 1912
A letter from Titanic Fourth Officer Joseph Boxhall to the President of the Board of Trade, Sydney Buxton, written in July 1912 while Boxhall was serving aboard the Adriatic. Boxhall complained about the fees paid to...
STRAUS LETTER   STRAUS LETTER

A letter dated 23 April 1912, authorising Maurice Rothschild, a nephew of Isidor Straus, to claim any recovered remains and effects of his lost uncle and aunt....
  LETTER TO HIS MOTHER
1912
Mrs. Thomas Mudd, The Street, Hunting Field, Halesworth, Suffolk. Dear Mother, Arrived at Southampton safe - The Titanic is a splendid boat and you hardly know you are moving. Will write more fully later Your loving Son Tom. PS ...
Torquay Directory LETTER FROM HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
8th May 1912
The Late Mr. Forbes Julian.-Mrs. Forbes Julian has been honoured by receiving a gracious letter of sympathy from her Majesty the Queen from Buckingham Palace. It reads: “Her Majesty feels very much for you in the irreparable loss which you have su...
St James Parish Magazine VICAR'S LETTER
May 1912
The awful tragedy of the Titanic is so much in the minds of us all that I cannot help referring to it in my letter, if only to say how widespread and sincere is the sympathy felt for Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Mountain. Their nephew was Sixth officer of the i...
  LETTER FROM FRASER'S DAUGHTER
1991
''I was only two years old at the time and my brother six weeks old, my mother died at the age of forty-nine. When war was declared my brother James choose to serve in the Navy. After a short training at HMS Collingwood, I think I am correct in sa...
Southampton Times and Hampshire Express LETTER FROM MR. H. P. HODGES
20th April 1912
Mr. Hector Young, hon. secretary of the Newtown Ward Conservative Association, received a letter from Mr. H. P. Hodges, the well-known Southampton tradesman, dated April 10th who was a passenger on the ill-fated Titanic, returning thanks for an expre...
ROGER BRICOUX ON THE CARPATHIA   ROGER BRICOUX ON THE CARPATHIA
17th March 1912
Letter sent by cellist on 17 March 1912...
St. Ives Times & Express MR. CARBINES INTERRED
10th May 1912
Through the courtesy of Mr. Carbines — brother of the late Mr. William Carbines, a passenger on the "Titanic" and who has only just arrived in St. Ives from America — we are able to give some information from a letter which Mr. William Cogar, lo...
  JONES ADMIRATION FOR COUNTESS OF ROTHES

Jones apparently admired the Countess of Rothes very much indeed. In fact he later presented her with the brass number plate of the boat and in later years they maintained a correspondence. The countess's cousin Miss Gladys Cherry was also in ...
  LETTER ABOUT TITANIC VICTIM LEOPOLD WEISZ
17th April 1912
2754 Esplanade Dr. Montreal 17.4.12 Dearest I suppose by the time this letter reached you, you will have read full particulars of the foundering of the "Titanic".  ...
Washington Times TAFT DENIES BUTT WENT ON MISSION TO THANK PONTIFF
22nd April 1912
President Sends Letter to Tennessean Explaining Trip of Military Aide --- President Taft today denied Major Archibald Butt was returning from a mission to Rome when he went to his death on the luckless Tiatnic. ...
LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO HIS MOTHER   LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO HIS MOTHER
10th December 1912
Kelly tells his mother what he thinks of Southampton and some of the Titanic's passengers....
  LETTER FROM SARAH GILL TO THE PROVINCIAL SECRETARY, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA

Stamp: RECEIVED Mrs. J. Gill AUG 3 1912 3 Griffin Road Provincial Secretary's Clevedon Office Somerset E...
Chicago Daily Tribune OAK PARK TITANIC SURVIVOR
21st April 1912
(Photo: Mrs F. R. Kenyon) A letter written on board the Carpathia was received yesterday by Mrs. George P. Baldwin, 309 Linden avenue, Oak Park, announcing the death of F. R. Kenyon and the safety of Mrs. Kenyon, sister of Mrs. Baldwin...
LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO JIM DEMPSEY   LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO JIM DEMPSEY
10th March 1912
A fascinating letter written just one month before Titanic sailed....
Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York) COLLETT FELT A PREMONITION OF HIS DANGER
22nd April 1912
Young Clergyman Sent Parents Letter Before Sailing on Titanic. INCLOSED [sic] ONE TO HIMSELF Directed Opening of Envelope if Anything Happened to Him HE...
  LETTER FROM JACK BUTTERWORTH
1912
Prior to leaving on the Titanic, Jack had been courting his fiancee (a Miss May Hinton of Woolston, Southampton) and they had agreed to become engaged. Jack wrote the following letter (actual letter see next column) which was posted at Queenstown: (n...
  1928 LETTER FROM F. D. ROOSEVELT TO F. K. SEWARD

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IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 1)   IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 1)
16th February 1926
IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 3)   IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 3)
2nd March 1926
IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 2)   IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 2)
8th March 1926
IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 4)   IN SEARCH OF WILLIAM GILLESPIE (LETTER 4)
12th April 1926
LETTER FROM WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE TO HIS SISTER (1/2)   LETTER FROM WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE TO HIS SISTER (1/2)
1912
LETTER FROM WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE TO HIS SISTER (2/2)   LETTER FROM WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE TO HIS SISTER (2/2)
1912
New York Times ARCHIBALD GRACIE - WIFE'S WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN
16th April 1912
Prominent in Washington---His Wife's Whereabouts Not Known --- WASHINGTON , April 15---Archibald Gracie, one of the Titanic's passengers, is well known in Washington and New York society. His wife has recently attracted ...
Southern Evening Echo OLD POSTCARD STIRS TITANIC MEMORY
9th December 1952
Titanic postcard read "Everything very fine up to now. No sickness anywhere. The ship is wonderful. Wished you could have come"...
Western Morning News TITANIC DISASTER, WESTCOUNTRY PASSENGERS AND CREW (8)
17th April 1912
From Queenstown, Mr James Hocking, of Fore Street, Devonport, who was one of the Titanic’s second class passengers, wrote to his wife, and in the course of his letter spoke of the splendid accommodation in the great vessel, and mentioned that except...
AMALGAMATED MUSICIANS' UNION ON ROGER BRICOUX   AMALGAMATED MUSICIANS' UNION ON ROGER BRICOUX
25th June 1912
Letter sent by the Amalgamated Musicians' Union to Bricoux' father...
Chicago Tribune OAK PARK WOMAN TITANIC SURVIVOR
21st April 1912
LETTER SENT BY TITANIC SURVIVOR WHILE ABOARD THE CARPATHIA SENT TO SISTER IN OAK PARK A letter written on board the Carpathi...
  TRANSCRIPT OF LETTER BY WILLIAM DICKSON MACKIE
1912
Gateside Margery Park Rd Forest Gate E 15/03/12 My Dear Sister Just a line to let you know that I am still in the land of the living. You will see by the above address that I am at home. ...
The Logan Republican, Logan, Utah MOTHER OF VICTIM WILL GET EFFECTS
16th May 1912
Salt Lake City, May 13---Mrs. Lee Hayter Chamberlain, 408 Fourth East street, mother of A. Hayter, one of the victims of the Titanic disaster, thi smorning [sic] received a letter from the White Star Line company announcing...
  LETTER SENT BY JOHN HARPER FROM THE TITANIC
11th April 1912
A letter written on board on company notepaper exists it reads: My Dear Brother Young, I am penning you this line just before we get in to Queenstown to assure you that I have not forgotten you and especially all your kindness while w...
  CONFUSION OVER A NAME: YROIS OR YVOIS

John Lamoreau
Almost since the Titanic sank there has been confusion over the name of a second class passenger. What we know for positive was that her first name was Henriette. She was traveling with film maker William Harbeck. They both lost t...
ANNA PERREAULT : RED CROSS LETTER   ANNA PERREAULT : RED CROSS LETTER
21st June 1912
Letter from the American Relief Committee to Titanic survivor Annie Perreault...
LETTER BY FR BYLES TO MISS FIELD   LETTER BY FR BYLES TO MISS FIELD
10th April 1912
Dear Miss Field, On board ship one has little to do to fill up time so I start to write a letter to yo...
LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER  - RICHMOND COUNTY CLUB   LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - RICHMOND COUNTY CLUB
22nd April 1912
New York Monday 22/4/12 c/o Mr. Hale Richmond County Club Dongan Hills Staten Island N.Y. Dear Mother, Just a line to let you know I am getting along much better. ...
Evening Bulletin TITANIC SURVIVOR WRITES OF HORROR TO FRIEND HERE
20th April 1912
“Like Scene on Stage," Says Dr. Alice Leeder in Letter to Mrs. Sarah Babcock --- One of the most interesting accounts of the Titanic disaster which has come to light is in a letter written on board the Carpathia by Dr. Alice Leeder, Ne...
LETTER FROM WILLIAM J. MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - QUEENSTOWN   LETTER FROM WILLIAM J. MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - QUEENSTOWN
11th April 1912
Letter written on RMS Titanic notepaper from second class passenger William J. Mellors to his mother...
Washington Times W. B. SILVEY'S DAUGHTER TRIES TO ENCOURAGE HER GRIEVING GRANDMOTHER
17th April 1912
"Daddy may be safe aboard some ship." This little ray of hope, coming in a letter from Miss Melville Silvey, the seventeen-year-old daughter of William B. Silvey, who is believed lost in the Titanic disaster, was extended today to Mrs. William Beard...
SEVENTY-FIVE REGISTERED LETTERS WERE SENT (FROM NORWAY) WITH THE TITANIC IN 1912   SEVENTY-FIVE REGISTERED LETTERS WERE SENT (FROM NORWAY) WITH THE TITANIC IN 1912
26th August 1998
Arne Mjaland
Top row 5th from left: Jorgen Birkesfol who sent a registered letter with Titanic...
LETTER FROM WILLIAM J. MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - SOUTHAMPTON   LETTER FROM WILLIAM J. MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - SOUTHAMPTON
10th April 1912
Letter written on RMS Titanic notepaper from second class passenger William J. Mellors to his mother...
Salt Lake Tribune FEAR PROVO WOMAN DISASTER VICTIM
20th April 1912
Page 3 Special to The Tribune PROVO, April 1900 Up to 4 o'clock this afternoon no word had been received in this city of the fate of Mrs. Irene C. Corbett who is supposed to have been a passenger on the Titanic when it...
The Evening Telegram HAD LETTER LAST FRIDAY
16th April 1912
BROTHER STEWARD ON TITANIC : Charles Lydiatt Had Been Steward on Every Boat on White Star Line : Brother Waiting for News...
CHRISTOPHER MILLS LETTER   CHRISTOPHER MILLS LETTER
20th April 1912
A letter from a relation of Chris Mills. Written in the days following the sinking it mentions the uncertainty of knowing whether or not he had survived......
St. Annes on the Sea Express LOCAL PASSENGERS
19th April 1912
There were at least three local residents on board the Titanic' Amongst the passengers was Mr. Arthur Gee, who resided at Morningside, Riley Avenue, St. Annes. Mr. Gee represented Messrs. Whitehead, Summer, Harker, and Company, machinery exporters, o...
New York Evening Journal MAYOR HAS TRIBUTE FOR ISIDOR STRAUS
21st April 1912
HEROISM OF NOTED AMERICAN AND HIS WIFE PRAISED IN LETTER TO OSCAR STRAUS Praise for the heroism of Isidor Straus and Mrs. Straus was expressed yesterday by Mayor Gaynor in a letter to Oscar Straus of No. 5 West Seventy-sixth Street. ...
New York Times MARY GARDEN'S SIDE IN SUIT
22nd May 1919
Bill for Gowns "Outrageous," Her Lawyer Wrote Lucille, Ltd. --- A statement in behalf of Mary Garden was made yesterday by her attorney, Jacob Klein, concerning the suit filed against her in the Supreme Court on Tuesday by Lucille, Ltd...
Denver Times DENVER MEN AND WOMEN AMONG TITANIC PASSENGERS
15th April 1912
Hugh R. Rood's name appears among those taken from the ship and a letter received by Mrs. Crawford Hill a few days ago from Mrs. Rood indicated that she, also, would be a passenger. Mrs. Rood was in London when she wrote Mrs. Hill. She...
Guernsey Evening Press MR. J. DUQUEMIN (1)
20th April 1912
The relations of Mr. Joseph Duquemin, reported to be one of the survivors of the Titanic Disaster, have not yet heard from him direct, but yesterday a letter was received from the White Star line's Southampton Office, confirming the telegram sent on ...
Camden Post-Telegram CAMDEN MAN MOURNS BROTHERS ON TITANIC
20th April 1912
Edgar and Fred. Giles Were Bound for This City From England to Make Home With Their Brother William, Who Hourly Expects Word That His Aged Father is Dead --- Bound for this city from England to make their home here with their brother, E...
  1976 LETTER FROM MRS. SNYDER ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE ON TITANIC

Dennis Foley
By letter postmarked 11/22/76, Mrs. Rawley Miller (Mrs. Snyder's daughter) was so wonderful as to send me the following typewritten letter, signed by Mrs. Snyder, with a handwritten note from Mrs. Miller. ...
Salt Lake Tribune UTAH WOMAN ON TITANIC NOT NAMED AS SURVIVOR
17th April 1912
Page 1 Photograph of Mrs. Irene Colvin Corbett of Provo, who wrote she would take passage on Titanic. She is holding one of her three children, who are with their grandparents in Provo. (Photo of Mrs. Corbett and child...
Dumfries and Galloway Standard and Advertiser MR. WILLIAM MURDOCH (1)
11th May 1912
Mrs. Murdoch the widow of the late Lieutenant Murdoch, First Officer of the ill-fated liner, has received the following letter: Hotel Continental, Washington, April 24th, 1912. Dear Mrs. Murdoch, - I am writing on behalf of the surviving officers to ...
New York Times MORGAN AIDS PREVENTORIUM
19th March 1912
Institution to Combat Tuberculosis Receives $5,000 from Egypt. --- J. Pierpont Morgan was so much interested in the colony of tenement children who are being saved from acquiring tuberculosis by the Tuberculosis Preve...
  LETTER TO MRS. HARRIS
17th August 1912
Typed letter on letterhead from Theatrical Protective Union No. 1 of New York to Mrs. Henry B. Harris, presenting her with resolutions of sympathy and attached signatures of the organization's membership. New York, August 1...
LETTER POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE LUSITANIA   LETTER POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE LUSITANIA

One of Berthe's 19 transatlantic voyages was on the Lusitania sometime between 1912 and 1915. She wrote to her brother Samuel: "Another couple of days on board this ship. It is not too bad a trip but I cannot help feel...
Guernsey Evening Press MR. JOSEPH DUQUEMIN
2nd May 1912
A letter was received this morning by the father of Mr. Joseph Duquemin, who was a passenger on the Titanic. He states that he has been in hospital and on his recovery proceeded to his destination, Albany, New York, where he has arrived quite well. H...
  GENERAL INFORMATION (1)

Thomas Mudd, a letter from his nephew says that the lad was just sixteen years old and one of a family of thirteen children. In order to give him a chance of a better life he was sent to American to join his brothers George and James who were already...
New York Times MORGAN MAY ACT AS A PEACE ENVOY
9th April 1912
Berlin Thinks That, Unofficially, He Will Try to End the Turkish-Italian Conflict --- TO VISIT CONSTANTINOPLE --- After Seeing Kaiser at Venice---Belief That Turkish Officials Will Listen to Him Respectful...
  LETTER FROM THE DIOCESAN VICAR GENERAL TO WILLIAM BYLES
28th August 1912
Bishop's House My dear Mr. Byles, Last mail brought me the obituary card of your dear Rev. Brother; I have prayed for him, but to tell the truth, I am much more inclined to ask him to pray for me, to get through his inte...
  LETTER FROM CAPTAIN SMITH'S WIDOW
6th June 1912
Woodhead Winn Road Southampton Telephone 1400 Dear Frank, I'm sorry to be so long in answering your letter and picture of your family which I am pleased to have. What a lovely outlook from your home. By the "Olympi...
Atlantic City Daily Press AN ATLANTIC MAN FINDS EVIDENCE FAVORING ISMAY
23rd April 1912
D. W. McMillan’s Sister, Titanic Survivor, Says He and Astor Helped Women ---------- DESCRIBES DEATH OF DOUGHTY CAPTAIN ---------- In a letter to his wife, D. W. McMillan, of Pleasantville, who visited New Yor...
UNIQUE TITANIC LETTER FROM DAY OF COLLISION TO BE SOLD Titanic News UNIQUE TITANIC LETTER FROM DAY OF COLLISION TO BE SOLD
31st March 2014
A letter written by a Titanic survivor on board the Titanic on the day of the collision is to be auctioned......
GEORGE HENRY HUNT   GEORGE HENRY HUNT

WENT DOWN WITH TITANIC George H. Hunt, of 1309 Sotuh Ruby Street (Philadelphia), it was discovered yesterday, was one of the victims of the Titanic disaster. He had been visting his parents in England for several months and h...
Elizabeth Daily Journal LEARNS SISTER WAS LOST ON FATED TITANIC
20th April 1912
Mrs. Thomas Cuffe Prostrated Over Fate of Miss Julia Barry Mrs. Thomas Cuffe, of 148 Livingston street, is prostrated with grief at her home to-day as a result of the loss of her sister, who perished when the waters of the Atlantic cl...
ON BOARD RMS TITANIC : MEMORIES OF THE MAIDEN VOYAGE Titanic Review ON BOARD RMS TITANIC : MEMORIES OF THE MAIDEN VOYAGE
12th February 2012
Peter Engberg
Peter Engberg reviews George Behe's compilation of letters written aboard RMS Titanic...
New York Times EXPLORER TO SEEK ORINOCO'S SOURCE
12th August 1924
Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice Is Now at Para With His Wife and Flier Hinton --- VOYAGE TO TAKE 2 YEARS --- Seaplane and Radio Will Be Used to Penetrate Hitherto Uncharted Region --- Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice,...
New York Times REID ASKS TO REPRESENT FISK STOCKHOLDERS AT MEETING ON SALE PROPOSAL ON FRIDAY
26th December 1939
Whitfield Reid, chairman of the stockholders' committee "in favor of a more equitable price for the assets" of the Fisk Rubber Corporation, has sent a letter to all holders of the common shares asking that his group represent them at the meeting...
  LETTER WRITTEN BY FR. BYLES TO HIS BROTHER WINTER
14th September 1897
Father Thomas Byles writes to his brother Winter from Germany where he had been staying at a Benedictine Convent....
Chicago Tribune WIDOW SUES TITANIC OWNERS
20th July 1912
Mrs. A. Willer of Chicago Asks $10,000 for Husband’s Death   Family Left Penniless   Red Cross Saves Them fr...
Elizabeth Daily Journal TWO BROTHERS NOT ON TITANIC
6th May 1912
Benjamin Peacock Learns They Are Still in England ---------- HIS MOTHER SEEKS NEWS OF HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN A letter postmarked “Merton, county Surrey, England,” has brought some happiness to Benjamin Peacock, of 609 So...
Aberdeen Daily Journal ABERDEEN ENGINEER ABOARD
17th April 1912
As indicated on Monday, there were no Aberdeen passengers aboard the ill-fated vessel, but we learn that a Torry engineer was a member of the crew. About ten days ago Mr. James Fraser, 85 Menzies Road, received a letter from his son, Mr. James Fra...
  LETTER FROM F.D. MILLET AND THE NEW BEDFORD LIBRARY
6th February 1912
John Lamoreau
A letter written by F.D. Millet shortly before he left on a trip to Rome early in 1912. In the letter he discusses his plans for painting murals for the New Bedford Public Library in Massachusetts that was being remodeled. In the letter he mention...
  LETTER FROM THOMAS COOK AND SON.

Forms 31 Tourist and Excursion Offices. 49 Corns St. Reference Slip. Bristol B. 880 ...
HMS HECATE'S ROLE IN DISCOVERY OF TITANIC WRECK   HMS HECATE'S ROLE IN DISCOVERY OF TITANIC WRECK

John Bibby
I read with interest on this site regarding HMS Hecate's apparent role in the discovery of Titanic in 1977. Actually this is a mistake. I served on board HMS HECATE between 1980...
Swindon Advertiser SWINDON PASSENGERS ON BOARD
16th April 1912
THE TITANIC DISATER SWINDON PASSENGERS ON BOARD RETIRED GWR FOREMAN AMONGST THE PASSENGERS MR AND MRS BEN HOWARD TRAVELLED ON THE TITANIC "THE AWFUL SUSPENSE...
  LETTER TO HIS SON FRANK, WRITTEN ON BOARD AND POSTED AT QUEENSTOWN
11th April 1912
Dear Frank, I hope that you got to Belfast all right and started work on time, I got your wire from Liverpool. We have made a good run from Southampton everything working A1, we nearly had a collision with the New York and Oceanic when ...
Cork Examiner BANSHA LADY'S ESCAPE
11th May 1912
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  OREGON'S ONLY FIRST CLASS PASSENGERS: THE WARRENS

John Lamoreau
Frank and Anna Warren were the only first class passengers on the Titanic from the state of Oregon. They were returning from Europe after a three month celebration of their 40th wedding anniversary. Frank Warren may wel...
New York Times FIERMONTE HALTED BY GENOA OFFICIALS
8th February 1935
Boxer's Passport Is Held and Unrecognized Divorce From Italian Wife Investigated --- PRESENT WIFE DENIES RIFT --- Former Mrs. Astor Says He Got Off Her Ship at Algiers for Business Reasons --- NAPLES, Feb. 7 ...
The World Evening Edition (New York) EDITOR WHO FLAYED ISMAY RESIGNS HIS SEAT IN PARLIAMENT
17th May 1912
Bottomley, "Stormy Petrel of English Politics," Quits Because of Business Troubles --- LONDON, May 17---Horatio W. Bottomley, M. P., financier, company promoter, magazine publisher and politician, resig...
Whitehaven News MILLOM'S CONNECTION WITH THE TITANIC DISASTER
2nd May 1912
THE widespread effects of the Titanic disaster is evidenced by the fact that Mrs. Beck of Cambridge Street, Millom, (Cumberland) had a relative aboard the ill-fated vessel. Mrs. Meanwell, first cousin of Mrs. Beck, who was proceeding on the Ti...
San Francisco Examiner SACRAMENTO PAIR IN PASSENGER LIST
16th April 1912
Special Dispatch to “The Examiner.” SACRAMENTO, APRIL 15.–Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hold of this city were passengers on the Titanic. They were returning from a visit to Mrs. Hold’s father and other relatives in Cornwall, where they we...
New York Times MR. GOLDENBERG EXPLAINS IT
25th April 1912
Says His "Titanic Baggage" Was Purchased on Board Carpathia --- Samuel L Goldenberg of the lace importing house of Goldenberg Bros. & Co.,108 Fifth Avenue, who is among the survivors of the Titanic disaster, explained to THE TIMES ye...
  LETTER RE OFFICER WILDE
4th June 1915
Letter...
Chicago American 2 MEN BRIBE TITANIC SAILORS; SAVE LIVES
25th April 1912
Vienna, April 25.—The story of how two men passengers were saved from the sinking Titanic by bribing a sailor to disguise them as sailors and get them places in a lifeboat was told in a letter received here to-day by Mme. Cardeza from her hu...
  MME. AUBART: LUXURY LOST
1st May 1912
After her rescue from Titanic, French singer Leontine Pauline ("Ninette") Aubart, better remembered as the mistress of American millionaire Benjamin Guggenheim, wrote the following letter to the White Star Line, itemizing her lost possessions: ...
New York Times TITANIC WRECK ECHO AT HOE LIBRARY SALE
17th April 1912
Harry E. Widener, on Sunk Liner, Expected to Attend Part III. Sessions --- SAW BOOKS BEFORE SAILING --- Caxton "Golden Legend" Bring $3,100---$1,400 Paid for Christopher Columbus's "Epistola” --- "The Golden...
New York Times TO DEDICATE NEW CAMPANILE
28th March 1912
Italy's Invitation Includes Engraving by American Artist --- VENICE, March 27---J. Pierpont Morgan has written a cordial letter to the committee, announcing that he will be in Venice on April 23 for the inauguration of t...
Chicago Tribune SISTER AND BROTHER LOST?
17th April 1912
Rockford, Ill., April 16.--- [Special.]---Curt Lustig and his sister, Dagmar Lustig, both of Skara, Sweden, were second class passengers on the Titanic. Their names appear on the sailing list as Carl and Dagmar Bryl. They were coming to ...
  CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN HERBERT JUPE'S FATHER AND THE PROVINCIAL SECRETARY, NOVA SCOTIA
19th July 1912
July 19th 1912 74 Bullar Road Bitterne Park Southampton Dear Sir, I have been informed by Mr. F. Blake, Superintendent Engineer of the White Star Lines, Trafalgar Chambers, Southampton, that the body...
  LETTER FROM CATERINA GILARDINO, NIECE OF VINCENZO GILARDINO

I do not know the year Vincenzo Gilardino came to England but it must have been in the last years of the 1800s because in 1901 my father (Paulo) Gustavo, Vincenzo's brother, was sent to England by their father to try + persuade Vincenzo to return to ...
  EXTRACT FROM LETTER FROM GEORGE BEHE
20th May 1989
''A few years ago I found an interesting titbit which, I believe, clears up any mystery surrounding how he was saved. His photograph appears in the May 4, 1912 issue of the Illustrated London News along with other crewmen who had returned to England....
  LIVERPOOL BRANCH TITANIC RELIEF FUND : RENNY DODDS
13th July 1914
The Hon. Secretary reported that he had been notified of the death of Mrs. Susan Dodds, (Mother) which occurred on the 31st March, 1914, and submitted a letter dated 7th July, 1914, received from Mr. C. M. Shannon, sole executor to the estate of S...
  LETTER FROM STAGG TO HIS WIFE
1912
Dear Bertie, Just a few lines to let you know I arrived on board all right but what a day we have had of it, it's been nothing but work all day long but I can tell you nothing as regards what people I have for nothing will be settled ...
LETTER RE: LAROCHE FAMILY   LETTER RE: LAROCHE FAMILY
14th May 1912
  Passenger Department 9 Rue Scribe, Paris. 14th. May, 1912 I the undersigned certify that the Laroche family, consisting of Mr. Joseph Laroche, Mrs. Laroche, Miss Simo...
Southern Evening Echo KEEPING IN TOUCH
4th September 1964
FIFTY-TWO years ago, Titanic survivor Mr Ernest Allen, of 40 Salisbury Road, Highfield, Southampton was a stoker in the ill-fated Titanic. Today at 72 years of age, he is still stoking and at the Ordnance Survey Office, London Road, Southampton, cont...
Worcester Telegram MRS. CHARLES ASPLUND AND THREE CHILDREN ARE SAVED
18th April 1912
Her Husband and Two of Their Sons Are Believed to Be Among Those Lost on the Titanic, Though Names Sent Show Slight Varience Charles Asplund, formerly of Worcester, his son Carl, 6 years old, and a baby boy 2 years old, are pro...
Daily Sketch MAN WHO WAS PULLED BACK
4th May 1912
Says Officer Shot Two Men Who tried to Enter Boat A graphic description of the scene on the Titanic after the boats had gone is given by an Athlone survivor, Mr ...
New York Times EXPEDITION TO USE PLANES FOR SURVEY
23rd August 1924
Rice's Party, Seeking Source of Amazon and Orinoco Rivers, Adopts New Plan --- The South American expedition led by Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice, who is accompanied by Mrs. Rice, formerly Mrs. George D. Widener of Philadelphia, is equipp...
Nottingham Daily Express DERBYSHIRE VICTIM
22nd April 1912
Among the missing is George Henry Hickley, a Derby man, who was a steward on board the ill-fated liner. He was well known in the Rowditch district of the town, as he often visited his sister, Mrs. Knowles, wife of Mr. Knowles, of the Lonsdate Dairy,...
  LETTER WRITTEN BY MISS BRIDGET DELIA HENERY TO MRS. M. S. CURLEY, HER AUNT IN USA
5th April 1912
Clonown, Athlone, Ireland. Friday 5th My Dear Aunt, Just a line to let you know that I am to leave Athlone on Wednesday 10th April. I hope to God that we will get there all right. The ship...
The San Francisco Call RESIDENTS OF SACRAMENTO ON BOARD VESSEL
16th April 1912
Stephen Hold and Wife and H. Klaber Passengers on the Titanic --- [Special Dispatch to The Call] --- SACRAMENTO, April 15 -Three Sacramento persons were on board the ill fated liner Titanic, which sank in...
Western Times ALICE PHILLIPS LETTER DESCRIBES SINKING OF TITANIC
7th May 1912
Vivid word picture of the “Titanic” wreck by an Ilfracombe survivor....
New York Times INCREASING PROFANITY AMONG BOYS [LETTER TO THE EDITOR]
30th June 1909
To the Editor of The New York Times: Of late we see accounts both in the United States and Canada calling attention to how profane and bad language is increasing among the boys. The truth of this cannot be denied by any one...
Newark Evening News WRITES OF NEGLIGENCE “MORE THAN CRIMINAL”
20th April 1912
Two survivors from the wreck of the Titanic, Mrs. Bessie Watt and her daughter, Miss Bertha Watt, of London, who are expected to arrive at Arlington Thursday and spend a week with Mrs. Rita Moore, of 58 Pavonia avenue, are temporarily at 204 We...
Chicago Daily News SEEKS NEWS OF BROTHER-IN-LAW
19th April 1912
“Is my brother-in-law alive? His name is C. Joughin, and he was a baker on the Titanic.” This question was asked of The Daily News to-day by G. Woodward, 2520 Washington boulevard. Names of members of the crew of the Tit...
  LETTER FROM RICHARD GILL TO THE PROVINCIAL SECRETARY, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA
24th July 1912
To The Provincial Secretary Halifax. Nova Scotia July 24 1912 I Richard Gill of Joy House Cougresbury In the County of Somers...
  ALBERT ERVINE'S LAST LETTER
11th April 1912
"Yours received in Cherbourg, France yesterday evening. We have had everything working nicely so far, except when leaving Southampton. As soon as the Titanic began to move out of the dock, the suction caused the Oceanic, which was alon...
  TITANIC RELIEF FUND MINUTES : LIVERPOOL COMMITTEE : WILDE
8th June 1914
C.23. Wilde. Read letter dated 28th May, 1914, received from Mr. O. Jones Williams (one of the Guardians of the children of the late Chief Officer Wilde). The Hon. Secretary reported that he had requested Mr. Williams to attend at the ...
New York Times TAFT'S TRIBUTE TO BUTT
20th April 1912
WASHINGTON, April 19---President Taft was notified as soon as the Carpathia docked and the corrected list of survivors was made public that Major Butt was not on board. With all hope for the rescue of his aid abandoned, the President to-day issued...
Washington Times PRESIDENT'S AIDE AMONG PASSENGERS ON CRIPPLED SHIP
16th April 1912
Major Butt Was to Have Returned to Capital Shortly --- Major Archibald Butt, military aid to President; Clarence Moore, prominent in Washington social and financial circles, as well as one of the city’s best known horsemen; Frank D. Mi...
Grimsby Evening News MOODY SERVED TWO YEARS IN HMS CONWAY
April 1912
As a lad Mr. Moody served two years in HMS Conway a sail training vessel moored on the river Mersey, after that time he gained the Extra Certificate showing that he was bright. He joined the sailing vessel Boadicea on leaving, and would have se...
Le Petit Journal AN ANGUISHED SISTER
20th April 1912
Melle Leroy, a maid from Bouvigny-Boyefles (Pas-de-Calais), recently received from her sister who is a chambermaid to the Douglases, a postcard telling her that she was sailing with her employers for New-York. Two days after she received the p...
The Times T. ISMAY CONTRIBUTES TO PIRRIE HOSPITAL FUND
17th December 1896
BELFAST, DEC 16 Much gratification is expressed in Belfast with regard to a letter received by the Lord Mayor, who is a partner in the large shipbuilding firm of Harland and Wolff, from Mr. Thom...
Unidentified Newspaper MRS HANSEN STILL IN BED
1912
Titanic Survivor in Precarious Condition at Brother's Home Mrs. Peter C. Hansen, the survivor of the steamer Titanic, who arrived in Racine Wednesday, is still in an extremely nervous condition, and is still not able to be around. She is staying at t...
  COPY OF LETTER SENT BY MR. KNOWLES'S DAUGHTER
28th November 1973
Dear Cousin, What a pleasant surprise to receive your letter on November 22nd. I am Thomas Knowles's daughter. My father would have been 104 years old last May, therefore he would, I presume, be the ninth generation. I myse...
Hastings and St. Leonards Observer LETTER FROM LOCAL LADY SURVIVOR
4th May 1912
Miss Annie Caton, sister of Mr. Charles Caton, bookseller, 56, of Norman-road, St. Leonards, one of the stewardesses was fortunate enough to be saved from the " Titanic " disaster, and has sent home to St. Leonards a very interesting ...
Wells Journal LADY'S PRAISE OF A TITANIC SEAMAN
30th May 1912
One of the able seamen on the Titanic, Thomas Jones, a native of Anglesey has received the following letter from New York:- ''I feel I must write and tell you how splendidly you took charge of our boat on the fatal night. There were on...
Worcester Evening Gazette SAFETY OF FORMER RESIDENTS OF WORCESTER CAUSES WORRY AMONG FRIENDS IN THIS CITY
17th April 1912
Believing that Charles Asplund and family, formerly of Worcester, were on board the ill-fated Titanic when it foundered., Charles E. Carlson of 193 Vernon street, left Worcester today for New York to make inquiries concerning the fate of the family, ...
The Evening News OSTBYS DECLARED SAFE
April 1912
A message from Cape Race at 4:10 o'clock this morning brought the news that E. C. Ostby of the firm of Ostby & Barton and his daughter, Miss Helen R. Ostby, of this city, who sailed on the wrecked liner Titanic, were among the rescued o...
Newark Evening News GOVERNMENT TO SHIP BODY OF MARCH HERE
29th April 1912
The government authorities are making arrangements to bring the body of John S. March, one of the three United States mail clerks who lost their lives on the Titanic, from Halifax to Newark, according to information received by Miss Antoinette A. Mar...
  REPORT TO MARCONI TRAFFIC MANAGER [EXTRACT]

Harold Bride, Junior Marconi operator in his Report of April 27th to W. B. Cross, Traffic Manager, Marconi Co. says: Just at this moment the Captain said: ''You cannot do any more; save yourselves.'' Leaving the Captain we climbed on top of th...
  TITANIC OFFICER: HENRY WILDE (FAMILY INFORMATION)
23rd June 1987
Re: Liverpool Echo article. "Henry had four children and his wife died on 24th December 1910, hardly shortly before sailing!. Of the four children, Jane, Harry, Arnold, and Nancy, Arnold is the sole survivor - he also happ...
The Washington Herald DEATH OF GRACIE SHOCKS CAPITAL
5th December 1912
Titanic Survivor, in Ill Health for Some Time, Expires in New York --- HELPED MANY WOMEN INTO SHIP'S LIFEBOATS --- His Book on "The Truth About the Titanic" Was Soon to Have Been Issued ---...
Staffordshire Advertiser WEST BROMWICH MEN ON TITANIC
20th April 1912
Three West Bromwich men, Alfred Davies, aged 21, John Davies, aged 22, and Joseph Davies, aged 17 years, all of Hardware Street, and a relative named James Lester, aged 39, of Wolverhampton are believed to be among the ill-fated passengers. They l...
New York Times PROFANITY AMONG BOYS [EDITORIAL]
30th June 1909
The statement made in a letter to THE TIMES this morning by Mr. GEORGE WRIGHT that blasphemous and degrading language is increasing not only among the illiterate but "among those in the higher walks of life" may be doubted. Quite possibl...
Southport Guardian BIRKDALE LADY ON THE TITANIC
17th April 1912
When the terrible news of the fatal accident to the great sea giant who started so happily on her maiden voyage so lately, our prayers and thoughts were especially with one of the passengers, Miss Lily Bonnell, of Welbeck-road, Birkdale, and ou...
  THE STRANGE MYSTERIES OF MOVIE MAKER WILLIAM HARBECK

John Lamoreau
William Harbeck was one of the very first moving picture film makers. In 1911 his film of southern Alaska became the center of a major story. American railroad tycoon J P Morgan and Meyer Guggenheim bought up claims for large tracts of land in Alaska...
Devon and Exeter Gazette THE TITANIC’S END : GRAPHIC DESCRIPTION BY WOMAN SURVIVOR
14th May 1912
Extract from a letter describing the last moments on the ill-fated Titanic...
Chicago Examiner A TITANIC HERO
2nd June 1912
Charles Brown, the English comedian now playing with "A Modern Eve" at the Garrick, lost a number of friends when the Titanic went down.  He knew most of the officers on the ill-fated ship, and the purser, McElroy, had been a com...
New-York Tribune CAME TO SEE COL. GRACIE
8th December 1912
Titanic Survivor Learns of Friend's Death on Landing --- R. W. Daniel. who jumped from the stern of the Titanic as the great White Star liner plunged to the bottom on the morning of April 15 last, arrived her...
Torquay Directory MAN WITH TWO NAMES : TORQUAY PENSIONER AND HIS SAILOR SON
23rd April 1913
Claim For Loss on the “Titanic” At Torquay County Court on Saturday Judge Lush-Wilson arbitrated in an action under the Workman’s Compensation Act by George Barnhouse, of Stentiford’s Hill, T...
Newark Evening News HOPE LODGE TO MOURN DEATH OF ITS MASTER
19th April 1912
A special meeting of Hope Lodge No. 124, F. and A. M., of East Orange, which, arranged some time ago, was to have been in the nature of a red-letter day for the master, W. Anderson Walker, will take the form of a lodge of sorrow. The meeting is to b...
THE PORTRUSH LETTER Titanica! THE PORTRUSH LETTER
31st January 2006
Senan Molony
THE LETTER fell onto the hall floor in the house at Main Street, Portrush, Co Antrim, in late April 1912. Hugh Smith, descending the stair, noticed it and picked it up. The American...
Unidentified Newspaper WILLIAM LINDSAY
22nd April 1912
William Lindsay was one of the few saved from the Titanic on which he was a dynamo attendant. William Lindsay says he feels too upset to write much and his brother here hopes to hear more from him within a couple of weeks. The survivor of the great c...
The Daily Banner RESCUED FROM THE SINKING TITANIC WAS CHARLES BURGESS
19th April 1912
Nephew of Mrs. Brining Of This City A Telegram Received Here from White Star Line The following telegram was received from New York shortly before noon today: ...
OLYMPIC FITTINGS TO BE SOLD OFF Hexham Courant OLYMPIC FITTINGS TO BE SOLD OFF
21st May 2004
Helen Compson
Summer 2004 news report...
Chicago Tribune THOMAS FOLEY'S BROTHER GONE
20th April 1912
            Thomas Foley, 3157 Harrison street, a street car conductor, a well built young man, with an unspoiled Irish burr in his speech, called to ask if the ...
THE BOXHALL LETTERS Voyage THE BOXHALL LETTERS
23rd May 2005
Joe Carvalho & Shelley Dziedzic
The following five letters, written to Mr. Joe Carvalho of Massaschusetts by Commander Joseph G. Boxhall span the time period of April 1961 through July of 1962, and reveal the sentiments of the Titanic officer r...
CASSANDRA Voyage CASSANDRA
23rd May 2005
John P. Eaton
(Donaldson Brothers) On 9 April, while eastbound St. John, New Brunswick to Glasgow, Cassandra transmitted a warning of ice at 43 degrees 38’ N. by 49 degrees 16’ W. which was relayed at 2:55 p.m. by the Caledonia to the B...
Chicago Evening Post CHICAGO HEARS ECHO OF NEW TITANIC WOE
25th April 1912
French Miner From Iowa Arrives Here and Learns Wife and Children Were Lost With the Liner Sons Ignorant of Wreck Passengers at Union Station Take Up Collec...
New York Times CAPT ROSTRON AT CONCERT
3rd June 1912
For the Benefit of Titanic's Musicians---Receives $10,000 To-day --- Capt. Arthur Henry Rostron of the Cunard liner Carpathia returned last night to the Carpathia after his trip to Philadelphia, where he had been the guest of Mrs. John ...
New York Times CUBA REFUSED HIS PEANUTS
7th August 1909
And as Baumann Lost Over the Deal He is Suing His Partner --- John D. Baumann, a jute and gum merchant at 120 Maiden Lane, is seeking damages in the Supreme Court against Salvador Comas on the charge of alleged conversion, the basis of ...
  MISS EARNSHAW'S MYSTERIOUS SECOND CLASS LIST
1912
A member of the Association Francaise du Titanic owns a very strange document, which he inherited from Miss Earnshaw. At the time she gave him it, he did not thought that it would be the source of many questions and just accepted it. Miss Earn...
Daily Home News ROEBLING WENT DOWN IN TITANIC
19th April 1912
TRENTON, April 19---Ferdinand W. Roebling, jr., of 216 West Statestreet, late last night telephoned from New York to this city saying that neither Washington A. Roebling, 2d, nor Stephen W. Blackwell was among the rescued passengers on the Carpathia ...
Worcester Telegram TWO OF THE ASPLUND CHILDREN ARE LOST
19th April 1912
Charles and Selma and Three of their Little Ones, Lillian, Clarence and Felix, are Safe. Charles and Selma Asplund and their children, Lillian, Clarence and Felix Asplund, survive the Titanic disaster. Philip and Carl, the other childr...
Elizabeth Daily Journal ELIZABETHANS ON BOARD BIG LINER TITANIC (2)
16th April 1912
[Links to the earlier parts of this article can be found on the summary pages for the members of the Renouf/Jefferys family and the Carter family.] Among those who visited the White Star steamship offices in New York to-day in an endea...
  LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO DOROTHY OCKENDEN
9th May 1912
Richmond County Country Club, N.Y.: ''Dear Dorothy (Ockenden), I was so pleased to receive your letter and to find you had not forgotten me. I had intended writing to you before but I was ashamed of my writing. You see ...
Hamilton Spectator HIS THOUGHTFULNESS SAVED GIRL'S LIFE
June 1912
Dr . Pain's Last Act Made Possible The Romance Of Titanic. In the midst of all the bitter disappointment and sorrow which have come into the lives of Mr and Mrs Albert Pain, of this city, through the loss of thei...
Worcester Evening Post ASPLUND FAMILY TITANIC PASSENGERS IT IS FEARED
19th April 1912
Charles Asplund, a former resident of Worcester; a six year old son, Carl, and another son two years old, are believed to have been included among the victims of the Titanic disaster. Mrs.Asplund and three other children. Felix, 13 years o...
  THE MYSTERY OF CHARLES BARNES AND ROBERT BARNHOUSE
9th April 2009
Mike Holgate
In April 1913, an article appeared in the Torquay Times under the headline: Echo Of The Titanic Disaster : The Strange Story Of The Man With Two Names. A hearing at Torquay County Court had established the true identity of a stoke...
New York Times BELIEVE MRS. GAGE HAS SOCIAL DELUSION
5th April 1912
Her Threats Against C. J. Bell, Alienists Testify, Were Due to Form of Paranoia --- DAUGHTER NAMES INFORMANT --- Says Mrs. Archibald Gracie Told That Banker Blocked Mother's Plans---Belva Lockwood Defends Her ---...
New York Times PROVING FOREMAN ON TITANIC
15th May 1912
Brother Files Letters of Survivors in Asking for Administration Papers --- Edwin H. Foreman obtained yesterday from Surrogate Fowler letters of administration on the $10,000 estate of his brother, Benjamin L. Foreman, who was drowned on ...
GEORGE A. BRERETON - MYSTERY MAN Titanica! GEORGE A. BRERETON - MYSTERY MAN
28th January 2001
Mike Herbold
New research reveals the tragic fate of one of the Titanic's notorious gamblers....
New York Times PHILADELPHIA SURVIVORS ILL
23rd April 1912
Two in Hospital, Hysterical---Mrs. Widener Has Severe Cold --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, April 22---Philadelphia survivors of the Titanic are under the care of physicians, several of them in a serious...
  LETTER FROM WILLIAM BYLES TO HIS MOTHER-IN-LAW
21st April 1912
Bernards' Inn Bernardsville, N.J. April 21, 1912 My dear Mamma, Here we are at Bernardsville...went to St. Vincent's Hospital, when we met first some young boys and afterwards some girls who had been on the...
Rahway Daily Record NO TRACE IS FOUND OF KEEFE'S BODY
26th 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 found that of Arthur Keefe. This hope is now ...
New York Times LOVE LIFTS JAIL SENTENCE OF LAWRENCE VAIL WHEN FRENCHMAN HE STRUCK WINS HIS SISTER
30th December 1926
PARIS, Dec. 29 (AP)---Love has found a way to make a new, Franco-American match---a blow over the head with a champagne bottle. The Frenchman who was hit, Captain Allain Lemerdy, son of a General, is going to marry Clothilde Vail, sister of the Ameri...
Washington Times MRS. DESHLER HEARS HER SISTER-IN-LAW IS SAFE; NO WORD FROM BROTHER
16th April 1912
"God grant that my brother, too, is safe," said Mrs. Frances Silvey Deshler of the Wilmington apartments Wyoming avenue northwest, when told today by a Times' reporter that her sister-in-law, Mrs. William B. Silvey, of Duluth, Minn., was among the pa...
Worcester Evening Gazette WORCESTER FRIENDS TAKE UP WORK OF AIDING TITANIC SURVIVORS
22nd April 1912
An announcement was made in the G???mane Swedish Lutheran Church yesterday that a memorial service for victims of the Titanic disaster will be conducted in the church Sunday evening with Rev. John A. Eckstrom pastor, in charge. At thi...
New York Times THE LOSS OF JAMES CLINCH SMITH
24th April 1912
Amid the maelstrom of mourning in connection with the recent disaster, (which was indeed "Titanic,") the city press seems to have overlooked the loss of one of our most estimable citizens. I refer to Mr. James Clinch Smith, a bro...
Chicago Inter Ocean JAY YATES, GAMBLER, ONE OF THE HEROES
21st April 1912
Goes to His Death With Sinking Titanic After Helping Women and Children to Safety—Sends Good-By to Mother Special Dispatch to The Inter Ocean New York, April 20—That Jay Yates, gambler, confidence man...
Worcester Telegram ASPLUND FUND TOTALS $1031.25, BUT BODY OF VICTIM OF TITANIC DISASTER FAILS TO REACH WORCESTER
4th May 1912
The benefit fund for Mrs. Charles Asplund and her two children saved from the titanic, while her husband and three sons went to their deaths, yesterday passed the $1000 mark. The total amount subscribed last night was $1031.25, and tha...
Jersey Journal FEAR JERSEY CITY GIRL'S FIANCÉ WENT DOWN WITH THE TITANIC
23rd 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-...
  TITANIC RELIEF FUND –CREW “MASTER LIST” CASE NUMBERS
29th April 2006
Lester Mitcham
The assignment of Case Numbers has I understand always proved to be frustratingly difficult owing to the loss of so much of the original documentation including it seems the Master List of Case Numbers.- ...
New York Times THOMAS HENRY ISMAY [LETTER TO THE EDITOR]
25th November 1899
To The Editor of The New York Times: The death of Thomas Henry Ismay deserves more than a passing notice. In the extraordinary development of the commercial marine of Great Britain during the last quarter of a century he had been one o...
Worcester Telegram W.C.PORTERS LETTERS TO WIFE AND PARTNER
17th April 1912
W.C.Porters Letters to Wife and Partner Tells of Pleasant and Successful Trip and of His Anxiety to Hurry Home on the Titanic "I have had a fine trip, enjoyed every minute of it, and have found business prospects ...
Washington Times NATION MAY RAISE GREAT MEMORIAL TO DISASTER'S HERO
20th April 1912
Whole Country Likely to Be Asked to Contribute to Fund for Monument to Major Butt, Who Gave Life for Others --- An agitation has been started at the White House among the friends of Major Archibald Butt for the erection of a memorial mo...
Chicago Examiner MISS ANNIE KELLY IN HOSPITAL
20th April 1912
Misses Margaret and Beatrice Kelly of 303 Eugenie street were overjoyed last night when they learned that their seventeen-year-old sister, Annie Kelly, who was a Titanic voyager, was one of the survivors picked up by the Carpathi...
LETTER FROM TITANIC SURVIVOR ANNIE PERREAULT TO HER FIANCé   LETTER FROM TITANIC SURVIVOR ANNIE PERREAULT TO HER FIANCé
10th April 1912
We left Old Eng at 9;30 this morning & sailed at twelve noon. Their was a terrible crowd at the dock to see this new boat leave on her first voyage. ...
New York Times PROFANITY AND CULTURE [LETTER TO THE EDITOR]
31st October 1910
To the Editor of The New York Times: Owing to the extensive use of profane and blasphemous language having become so common seemingly among people in all walks of life, many people have be...
  LETTER HOME BY TITANIC SURVIVOR ERNST PERSSON

I can't find words to describe how dreadful everything was......
Hampshire Advertiser ISLAND COUNTY COURT : A TITANIC CASE
3rd August 1912
This Court was held at Newport, on Wednesday before Judge Gye. Mr. Hiscock mentioned a case arising out of the disaster of the Titanic, that of a Newport man, named Chiverton [sic], a first-class ...
  LETTER TO HIS OLD FRIEND ALFRED PARSONS
11th April 1912
''On board R.M.S. Titanic April 11, 1912. Dear Alfred I got yours this morning and was glad to hear from you. I thought I told you my ship was the Titanic. She has everything but taxicabs and theatres., Table D' Hote, Restau...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle BABY OF TEN MONTHS AMONG THE RESCUED
19th April 1912
Infant and Nurse Sole Survivors of family on the Titanic...
OF RATS AND MEN: TITANIC SURVIVOR 'SLEEPING ROUGH' Titanica! OF RATS AND MEN: TITANIC SURVIVOR 'SLEEPING ROUGH'
10th June 2004
Senan Molony
YESTERDAY IN PARLIAMENT ...
The Washington Times LAST RITES FOR COL. GRACIE TO BE HELD TOMORROW
5th December 1912
News of Death Saddens Friends in Capital, Where He Made His Home --- Funeral services for Col. Archibald Gracie, retired, survivor of the Titanic disaster, will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from Calvary Ch...
JESSIE LEITCH'S STORY Chicago Tribune JESSIE LEITCH'S STORY
21st April 1912
TELLS MISS LEITCH'S STORY     Nana Harper, the 6 year old daughter of Dr. John Harper, who was on his way to Chicago to preach at the Moody church will return to England...
Folkestone Herald ELIZABETH NYE : FOLKESTONE PASSENGER'S GRAPHIC ACCOUNT
4th May 1912
Mrs. Nye's account of the catastrophe Captain Smith and the little girl His last words: 'I must go with the ship'. Mrs. Elizabeth Nye, daughter of Mr. Thomas I. Ramell, coach builder, Dover Road, Folkesto...
New York Times MRS. DICK MARRIED TO FIERMONTE, BOXER, IN CIVIL CEREMONY IN HOSPITAL ROOM HERE
28th November 1933
Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick and Enzo Fiermonte, Italian middleweight pugilist, were married at 5:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon in Mrs. Dick's room at the Doctors Hospital, East End Avenue and Eighty-seventh Street. Mrs. Dick is 40 years old; Mr. ...
RETURN TO TITANIC, BY DR. ROBERT D. BALLARD Titanic Review RETURN TO TITANIC, BY DR. ROBERT D. BALLARD
9th April 2009
Richard A. Krebes
Minnetonka, Minnesota. May, 1988... In a one-level rambler on a street with the pretty name "Croftview Terrace", a young boy sits mesmerized. A letter in his hand. A letter written on the stationary of the Wood...
Surrey Advertiser and County Times THE WIRELESS OPERATOR OF THE TITANIC
30th September 1912
A rectangular cloister, 120 ft square, will be the chief feature of the memorial which is to be provided at Godalming in memory of Mr. John George Phillips, the wireless operator in the Titanic, whose home was at Farncombe, Godalming. The memorial co...
  FAMILY INFORMATION ABOUT ARTHUR PAINTIN, HIS WIFE AND CHILD

Alice and Arthur courted for four years before they married. Arthur had intended to come out of the merchant Navy in 1912 because Alice was pregnant, Titanic being his last planned voyage. He and Alice wanted to buy a small hotel in Ox...
New York Times SIR ARTHUR ROSTRON TO RETIRE FROM SEA
1st November 1930
Commodore of Cunard Fleet and Captain of Berengaria 35 Years in Line's Service --- SAVED 706 FROM TITANIC --- Rescue by Carpathia Won for Him American Decoration and Plaudits of World --- Wireless to THE NEW ...
Bucks Free Press EXPERIENCES OF A TITANIC SURVIVOR (CHARLES E. JUDD)
3rd May 1912
‘Mr Wm Judd of Parkfield Villas, 166 Hughenden-road, High Wycombe, has received a letter from his brother, Mr Charles E Judd, who was one of those rescued from the Titanic, in which he gives an account of his experiences. He writes:- ...
New York Times ONLY ONE PASSENGER SAVED HIS BAGGAGE
24th April 1912
S. L. Goldenberg Brought a "Carry-All" Ashore Loaded with His Effects --- CUSTOMS MEN PASSED IT --- Don't Know How It Reached the Carpathia from the Titanic---Bag Was Not Wet --- Of all the baggage that was on the W...
Lloyds Weekly News LORD CHARLES BERESFORD TRIBUTE TO THE BLACK SQUAD
1912
A fine tribute to the engineers and boiler room staff of the ‘Titanic’, the ’Black Squad’, who stood their posts in the bowels of the ship, to the last, was paid by Lord Charles Beresford in a letter to the Times. He Wrote: - “In th...
New York Times LOST TWO IN IROQUOIS FIRE
17th April 1912
Daughters of Rescued Titanic Passenger Killed in Chicago Holocaust --- Special to The New York Times --- CHICAGO, Ill., April 16---Mrs. Ida S. Hippach, wife of L. A. Hippach, manufacturer, of 7,352 Sheridan Road, and Miss ...
New York Times NEW YORK YACHT CLUB
16th June 1899
New Members Admitted---Models for the Paris Exposition --- The adjourned third general meeting of the New York Yacht Club was held yesterday afternoon in Delmonico's, Beaver Street. The principal business transacted was the election of ...
The Times THE FINDING OF A TITANIC LIFE RAFT
30th May 1912
BODIES RECOVERED BY THE OCEANIC A letter has been received in Birmingham from Mr Harry C.Church, of Moseley, who was on board the Oceanic on May 16, in which he describes the finding of one ...
Newark Evening News FEAR ANOTHER NEWARKER GONE
17th April 1912
---------- Augustus Smith, Passenger on Titanic, Whose Name Is Not Among Saved. ---------- HAYS ALSO AMONG MISSING ---------- The name of Augustus Smith, twenty-two years old, of 59 Halsey street, was added ...
Washington Times FRANCIS D. MILLET, SOLDIER, PAINTER, AND CONNOISSEUR
16th March 1912
Francis D. Millet, while comparatively unknown even to Washingtonians, despite the fact that he has made this city his home for years, and has given the best of his artistic life toward the beautification of Washington, was one of the city’s most pi...
Atlantic City Daily Press LOCAL SURVIVOR DEFENDS ISMAY
5th May 1912
City Clerk Donnelly’s Cousin Sends Sympathetic Note to Official ---------- NOT A COWARD, BUT BRAVE AND GALLANT ---------- “Ismay was unjustly critcised and abused for his actions regarding the Ti...
  60 OF TITANIC DEAD TO BE BURIED TO-DAY
1912
Speedy Interment of Many Unidentified Bodies in Halifax Becomes Necessary --- SEARCH IN MORGUE KEEPS UP --- Funeral Ship Minia, Which Picks Up 15, Ordered to Report No...
  VIOLIN PLAYED AS TITANIC SUNK IN 1912 FINALLY DISCOVERED!
28th March 2011
A new book to be published this week, The Band that Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic by Steve Turner, claims that the violin which band leader Wallace Hartley played as the Titanic sank in April 1912 survived, and may be offered for sale at the time of next year's centenary....
  MACKIE FAMILY INFORMATION

The birth of George William Mackie was registered at Lambeth, London in the 1st quarter of 1878. He was the son of William and Mary Mackie. George married Mary Broomfield, the daughter of James and Martha Broomfield. James was a Devon dairy far...
Worcester Telegram BODY OF W.C.PORTER REACHES WORCESTER
1912
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, 25 Union street who met his death in the Titan...
New York Times CAPT. ROSTRON GUEST OF MRS. J. J. ASTOR
1st June 1912
Rescuer of Titanic Survivors Meets Again Mrs. Thayer and Mrs. Cumings --- GOES TO SEE MRS. WIDENER --- With the Crew of the Carpathia He Will Attend Concert for Musicians' Families --- Capt. Arthur Henry Ros...
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ET Comment SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
5th December 2006
Tad Fitch, Sam Halpern and Bill Wormstedt
In Senan Molony's article of 6 November 2006, entitled: "Hugh Woolner's US Evidence is Highly Unreliable," the author attempts to discredit the evidence presented by Woolner at the US Inquiry based on a newspaper report i...
CARPATHIA MEDAL TO BE AUCTIONED   CARPATHIA MEDAL TO BE AUCTIONED
19th July 2012
Although the Titanic sank 100 years ago, demand for memorabilia from her shows little sign of abating......
  NINA HARPER GENERAL INFORMATION

Harper, Miss Nina. Saved in Lifeboat number 11 with her cousin Jessie Leith. Returned to England via SS Celtic, 25th April 1912. Aged 6 years. Later (1934) became Mrs. Pont, died 1986. (Gleaned from the Interne...
Washington Times ARCHIBALD BUTT, MILITARY AIDE TO PRESIDENT TAFT
16th April 1912
Major Archibald de Grafenreid Willingham Butt, who was on the Titanic, was returning to Washington on sick leave, and expected to resume his duties as military aide to President Taft at once. Suffering from that mild poisoning which follows an unendi...
New York Times SIR ARTHUR ROSTRON SAILS AS COMMODORE
29th July 1928
Senior Cunard Captain Heads Fleet, Succeeding Late Sir James Charles --- HERO OF TITANIC DISASTER --- Wears Many Honors for Rescue and War Service---Berengaria Is His 13th Command --- Captain Sir Arthur Rostr...
The Times A VICTIM OF THE TITANIC.
19th June 1914
MEMORIALS OF HENRY FORBES JULIAN. By HESTER JULIAN (Griffin & Co. 6s. net.) There is no way of summing up the total loss to the nation and to the world of such a disaster as the wreck of the Titanic. The mere tale of the number...
Ilford Graphic THE TALE OF THE TITANIC (2ND PAGE OF THE ARTICLE)
10th May 1912
And now, I come to a part of my story that I shrink from telling. Indeed, I think I have lingered over the first part because I dread relating the events of that awful night. I have read some where of people living a whole lifetime in a few hours. I ...
Le Journal de Genève A TRIBUTE TO MR. CHARLES DUANE WILLIAMS
25th April 1912
Wm J.M.
A letter of tribute regarding Titanic victim Charles Duane Williams from a resident of Geneva, Switzerland......
  STANLEY LORD IN CONVERSATION WITH LESLIE HARRISON
19th August 1961
Leslie Harrison
Extracts from a conversation between Captain Stanley Lord and Leslie Harrison, held on 19 August 1961....
ON A SEA OF GLASS : THE LIFE & LOSS OF THE RMS TITANIC Titanic Review ON A SEA OF GLASS : THE LIFE & LOSS OF THE RMS TITANIC
15th March 2012
Mike Poirier
On a Sea of Glass is a comprehensive book for those interested in every aspect of the lost liner....
THE LAST OF THE LAST Titanica! THE LAST OF THE LAST
25th November 2003
Margaret Mehl
How Masabumi Hosono's Night was Forgotten...
Evanston Daily News MARY HEWLETT - SURVIVOR OF TITANIC HERE
25th April 1912
Mrs. Mary Hewlitt, of Lucknow, India, Was Rescued From the Disabled Craft, Gives Description of Disaster Was Traveling Alone Woman Stops Here At Home of J. L. Hebblet...
ON ROOTING ABOUT IN A SWEDISH TITANIC FAMILY TREE Titanica! ON ROOTING ABOUT IN A SWEDISH TITANIC FAMILY TREE
10th May 2002
Alan Ruffman
The search for geneaological data relating to the Palaeo-DNA Project...
New York Times THOSE WHO SAW THE RESCUE
19th April 1912
Carpathia's Passengers, Who Were Bound for Mediterranean, Back. The passengers on the Carpathia, whose trip to the Mediterranean was interrupted to aid those saved from the Titanic, are: Rev. R. B. Anderson, Baltimore,...
Unidentified Newspaper THE SAGE FAMILY LOST
April 1912
In the appalling calamity which befell the Titanic on Monday - (pages 7 and 8) - a toll of eleven lives was exacted from Peterborough, and remarkable to say, all in one family. These were Mr. and Mrs. John Sage, of Gladstone Street, an...
Women's Wear Daily EDITH L. ROSENBAUM'S LETTER
25th July 1911
Edith L. Rosenbaum
She Describes Some of the Newest Things in Furs (Special Correspondence of Women’s Wear) Paris, July 17, 1911 – With the intensity of the present Paris heat, which is most unusual, one is really almost unable to see an...
Titanica! LUCKY 13
27th April 2014
Peter Engberg
Why did only 13 second class men passengers survive the sinking of the Titanic?...
New York Times WHY MAJOR BUTT, THE PRESIDENT'S AIDE, WENT TO ROME
14th April 1912
By a Veteran Diplomat --- That President Taft has made up his mind to follow the custom of the non-Catholic Courts and Governments in Europe, on the subject of the precedence to be accorded to Cardinals in the United States, no matter w...
New York Times MRS. G. D. WIDENER TO MARRY DR. RICE
6th October 1915
South American Explorer to Wed Widow of Titanic Victim in Boston on Oct. 14 --- HER MEMORIAL GIFTS --- Philadelphia Society Woman Noted for Her Beauty and Jewels---Dr. Rice's Scientific Achievements --- Speci...
RECOLLECTIONS OF TITANIC SURVIVOR EDMOND RYAN Atlantic Daily Bulletin RECOLLECTIONS OF TITANIC SURVIVOR EDMOND RYAN
9th July 2002
Edward Ryan
Notes by survivor Edward Ryan recently found and transcribed...
Chicago Evening Post DREAD OF LIFEBOATS BY PASSENGERS TOLD
23rd April 1912
DREAD OF LIFEBOATS BY PASSENGERS TOLD Nephew of E. N. Kimball of Chicago Pictures Fear of Seventy-Five Foot Drop From the Titanic Trusted To Safety on Ship...
New York Times CAPTAIN ROSTRON, TITANIC RESCUER
6th November 1940
Raced Carpathia Through Icy Waters to Save 700 Persons---Dies in England at 71 --- WITH CUNARD 36 YEARS --- Commodore of Line, 1928-31, Commanded Mauretania and Berengaria During Career --- By Cable to The NE...
TITANIC SISTERS: THE NEWELL GIRLS Voyage TITANIC SISTERS: THE NEWELL GIRLS
20th August 2004
Shelley Dziedzic
Marjorie Newell accompanied ...
THE ILLEGITIMATE DAUGHTER OF ARCHIBALD BUTT Titanica! THE ILLEGITIMATE DAUGHTER OF ARCHIBALD BUTT
28th January 2001
Phillip Gowan
Does documentary evidence support the sensational claim of Dorothy Eells?...
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Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York) SIDNEY COLLETT VICTIM OF HAZERS
12th June 1913
Sidney S.C. Collett May Be Disfigured for Life. WELL KNOWN IN THIS CITY Survivor of the Titanic Disaster Badly Treated by Students at Granville, O., College. Si...
SEARCHING FOR KIRKLAND Voyage SEARCHING FOR KIRKLAND
15th February 2006
Robert L. Bracken
Charles Leonard Kirkl...
GUNSHOTS ON THE TITANIC Titanica! GUNSHOTS ON THE TITANIC
30th July 2001
Earl Chapman
Were shots fired as the Titanic went down? If so whom and toward whom?...
PLUCKED FROM THE SEA? Titanica! PLUCKED FROM THE SEA?
11th July 1999
Peter Engberg and Tad Fitch
Survivors' Claims Reconsidered...
New York Times AN UNPLEASANT INCIDENT
17th August 1889
AMERICANS OFFENDED BY A SPEECH BY MR. ISMAY ON THE TEUTONIC ---------- The maiden voyage of the splendid steamer, the Teutonic, of the White Star Line, which arrived at this port on Wednesday, seems to...
Hull Daily Mail A GHASTLY BOAT LOAD : CORPSES FROM THE TITANIC
18th May 1912
There were signs of starvation... that the poor people in the boat had torn the canvas with their fingernails and tried to relieve their hunger by chewing the cork....
1914: MURDOCH SAVES LINER FROM ICEBERG Titanica! 1914: MURDOCH SAVES LINER FROM ICEBERG
6th February 2004
Senan Molony
Murdoch, in death, re-wrote the seamanship manual for best practice....
Southport Guardian SOUTHPORT AND BIRKDALE VICTIMS OF THE TITANIC
20th April 1912
SOUTHPORT AND BIRKDALE MEN. Yesterday the list of the names of members of the crew of the Titanic who have been rescued were published, and as they did not include those of Mr. James Walpole or of Mr. Walter Ennis, b...
The Times ALEXANDER CARLISLE OBITUARY
6th March 1926
ALEXANDER CARLISLE  The Right Hon Alexander Montgomery Carlisle, who died yesterday in London at the age of 71, was a ...
Asbury Park Evening Press MAIL CLERK GWINN DIED AT HIS POST
22nd April 1912
MAIL CLERK GWINN DIED AT HIS POST Continued to Work Till Explosion Rent Titanic---Wife is Critically Ill Among the five postal clerks who stuck to their mail to the last and sank with it w...
Chicago Tribune SKIPPER PREDICTS FATE OF TITANIC
18th April 1912
SKIPPER PREDICTS FATE OF TITANIC Wreck of Liner Fulfills Prophecy Made by a Veteran Steamship Captain ...
RHEIMS, LIGHTOLLER, AND THE OFFICER'S SUICIDE ENIGMA Titanica! RHEIMS, LIGHTOLLER, AND THE OFFICER'S SUICIDE ENIGMA
14th October 2008
Richard Krebes
  If the enigma of the "officer’s suicide" had been a work of fiction created by Rex Stout, creator of the legendary fictional sleuth Nero Wolfe, chances are Stout would have called it "Too Many Questions". For the q...
CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC: RESCUE AT SEA Titanic Review CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC: RESCUE AT SEA
23rd May 2012
Mike Poirier
Michael Poirier reviews one of the few books to focus on the Titanic's rescue ship, the RMS Carpathia....
LAWRENCE BEESLEY AND MACPHAIRSON CLONGLOCKETTY ANGUS Titanica! LAWRENCE BEESLEY AND MACPHAIRSON CLONGLOCKETTY ANGUS
27th January 2001
Pat Cook
A progress report on the long awaited Annotated Beesley....
  DR ALFRED PAIN - IN MEMORIAM

IN AFFECTION AND REMEMBRANCE OF A KIND AND A DUTIFUL SON AND NOBLE YOUNG MAN AND IN APPRECIATIVE RECOGNITION OF THE SYMPATHY OF MANY TRUE FRIENDS, THIS LITTLE BOOK IS LOVELY DEDICATED. Alfred Pain was born at Ham...
WILLIAM LOGAN GWINN: LETTERS TO FLORENCE Titanica! WILLIAM LOGAN GWINN: LETTERS TO FLORENCE
29th March 2012
Ted Robinson
A unique collection of letters and postcards sheds light on the domestic life of one the RMS Titanic's Sea Post Clerk William Logan Gwinn....
Denver Post DEATH ENDS PICTURESQUE CAREER OF MRS. J.J. BROWN
28th October 1932
JACK CARBERRY
Page 1 Life Story One of Accomplishment Adventure 'TITANIC' HEROINE IS VICTIM OF PARALYSIS (BY JACK CARBERRY) Mrs. Margaret Tobin Brown--Denver, and all the world knew her as "The Unsinkab...
LOST VOICES OF THE TITANIC : THE DEFINITIVE ORAL HISTORY Titanic Review LOST VOICES OF THE TITANIC : THE DEFINITIVE ORAL HISTORY
21st October 2009
Dave Bryceson
Reviewed by Dave Bryceson...
Worcester Magazine WALTER C. PORTER, 46 YEARS, 11 MO. AND 2 DAYS OLD OF S. PORTER & CO., DROWNED AT SEA.
May 1912
Worcester's Toll in Titanic Disaster Walter 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 of Mackay-Bennett after the Mighty Ocean Liner...
AUTHENTICATING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN Titanica! AUTHENTICATING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
23rd October 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly examines how painstaking research led to the authentication of Wallace Hartley's Titanic violin...
Elizabeth Daily Journal REPORT LOSS OF 5 PERSONS COMING HERE
17th April 1912
Two Women Only Ones of Reniff Party on Titanic Believed Saved ---------- FAMILY OF BENJAMIN PEACOCK UNACCOUNTED FOR ---------- There is mourning in several Elizabeth households to-day, as a result of the loss of the Titan...
Chronicles of the Cumming Club (1887) SIR EDWARD J. HARLAND, BART.
1887
SIR EDWARD J. HARLAND, BART.; 'the sixth of a family of eight.' His father, Dr. Harland, a graduate of Edinburgh University, practised in Scarborough until nearly the period of his death, in 1866. He was a man of remarkable skill...
Torquay Times ECHO OF THE TITANIC DISASTER : STRANGE STORY OF MAN WITH TWO NAMES
25th April 1913
There was an echo of the Titanic disaster at the Torquay County Court on Saturday, when Mr E Hutchings made an application under the Workmen’s Compensation Act on behalf of George Barnhouse, an old age pensioner, residing at Arch Row, Stenti...
Atlantic City Daily Press ALARMED COUNTY MAN FINDS SISTER WAS RESCUED
20th April 1912
D. W. McMillan, of Pleasantville, Reassured as Carpathia Docked ---------- MRS. THOMAS POTTER TELLS ABOUT ASTORS ---------- Weikman, Titanic Barber, Saved, Known to George Lipipncott [sic] ---------- ...
FACE TO BAREFACE LIAR! Titanica! FACE TO BAREFACE LIAR!
16th January 2012
Senan Molony
A steerage Titanic survivor confronted his own impostor in 1912...
Cleveland Plain Dealer TELLS OF WOMEN PULLING AT OARS
19th April 1912
Page 1 Youngstown Woman Relates Story of Escape from Sinking Titanic Men Tire and Passengers Row Boats to Safety From Disaster From reports received from the steamer Carpathia when it docked at New York ...
THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX Titanica! THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX
1st June 2008
Senan Molony
WHAT goes on four legs, then two legs, then three? The Riddle of the Sphinx, from Greek mythology, denotes the eternal voyage of man… from crawling on all fours, to walking proudly erect, to finally ending up hunched over a...
TITANIC'S UNKNOWN  CHILD   TITANIC'S UNKNOWN CHILD
28th April 2011
Sandi Krawchenko Altner
A small pair of brown shoes have provided the determining factor in deciding the true identity of Titanic's Unknown child. ...
ASQUITH AND THE CONSPIRACY TO SINK TITANIC Titanica! ASQUITH AND THE CONSPIRACY TO SINK TITANIC
9th July 2004
Senan Molony
“The architect, the owner, and the Captain were partners in an infamous conspiracy to repair their desperate fortunes by sinking the ship and sharing the insurance money.” ...
EDITH CORSE EVANS Titanica! EDITH CORSE EVANS
7th April 2012
Michael Poirier
Author's note: While doing research on a genealogy site in Spring of 2009, I met a relative of Edith Evans, Emlen Hutchinson Evans. I ...
COMPELLING TITANIC THOUGHTS FROM THE ROCK Titanic Review COMPELLING TITANIC THOUGHTS FROM THE ROCK
29th September 2002
Gavin Murphy
It is often not an easy task, nor a popular enterprise, to be a revisionist of ocean liner history. Proof of this is found, for example, in Coli...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVORS HONOR CAPT. ROSTRON
30th May 1912
They Present Silver Loving Cup to Him and Medals to His Officers and Men --- GIVES CREDIT TO HIS CREW --- Modest Skipper Praises and Thanks His Men for Them Loyalty and Committee for Its Gifts --- When the Cu...
Christian Science Sentinel TESTIMONIES OF HEALING
20th December 1912
Lawrence Beesley
It would be impossible within a limited space to do more than enumerate the profound changes of thought which Christian Science has wrought in me during the seven years I have known of it. When I first saw the text-book, "Science and Health with Key ...
THE DAY I MET A TITANIC SURVIVOR Titanica! THE DAY I MET A TITANIC SURVIVOR
24th March 2011
Gregg Jasper
Liner enthusiast recounts 1968 meeting with Renee Harris Introduction Until the death in 2009 of Millvina Dean, the oldest living Titanic survivor, meeting a passenger who sailed on the legend...
WILLIAM J. MELLORS Voyage WILLIAM J. MELLORS
26th March 2008
Robert L. Bracken
A survivor emerges from the mists of time....
Newark Evening News TEN FROM THIS STATE ON TITANIC
16th April 1912
Four of Them Are Reported to Be Saved. ---------- STENGELS RESCUED ---------- Many Others on Liner with Relatives and Friends in This Section. ---------- ARE SEEKING INFORMATION ---------- ...
ROSTRON'S LOST REPORT Titanica! ROSTRON'S LOST REPORT
13th June 2010
Senan Molony
Titanic survivors could have been marooned in the Azores!  Captain Rostron of the Carpathia considered landing them in the mid-Atlantic island chain for their treatment and onward travel – while he would contin...
Hampshire Magazine DID THIS MAN SURVIVE THREE DAYS IN THE ICY OCEAN?
1980
By far the most exciting story concerning a Titanic crewman has survived through Mrs. Louise Parker of Golden Grove, a surviving daughter of greaser George Prangnell. The story of Prangnell's escape is truly incredible, and is told here in print for ...
BIRMA'S WIRELESS BEARS WITNESS! Titanica! BIRMA'S WIRELESS BEARS WITNESS!
28th December 2006
Senan Molony
Birma from a contemporary postcard (Courtesy of Senan...
THE LAST OF THE LOST Titanica! THE LAST OF THE LOST
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...
THE HIGHEST EXAMPLE LIFE CAN FURNISH Titanica! THE HIGHEST EXAMPLE LIFE CAN FURNISH
8th June 2013
Michele Albion
Richard Frazar White, Bowdoin College, and the Titanic...
MOUNT TEMPLE TEMP'S MEMORIES Titanica! MOUNT TEMPLE TEMP'S MEMORIES
8th October 2009
Senan Molony
THE replacement Fourth Officer of the Mount Temple on her homeward voyage in April 1912 was ...
  DESCRIPTION OF RECOVERED BODIES

NO. 1. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE. - 10-12....
New York Times MRS. J. J. ASTOR IS WED TO WM. K. DICK
23rd June 1916
Simple Ceremony in Little Episcopal Chapel in Bar Harbor, with Sunshine as Good Omen --- FATHER GIVES BRIDE AWAY --- Relatives and a Few Friends at Nuptials, While Police Keep Crowd at Distance---Leave for California...
THE CHEEK OF WILLIAM WELLER Titanica! THE CHEEK OF WILLIAM WELLER
3rd June 2004
Senan Molony
After the Hawke collision Able Seaman William Clifford Weller was annoyed that he would lose out on wages for the voyage......
  THE SAGE FAMILY OF PETERBOROUGH
2001
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 refugees, and had been settled in the London are...
THE MYSTERY OF RHODA ABBOTT REVEALED Voyage THE MYSTERY OF RHODA ABBOTT REVEALED
7th June 2004
Robert L. Bracken
Unravelling a Titanic enigma...
TITANIC TRAGEDY: A NEW LOOK AT THE LOST LINER Titanic Review TITANIC TRAGEDY: A NEW LOOK AT THE LOST LINER
24th February 2012
Mike Poirier
Mike Poirier reviews a Titanic centennial offering from distinguished maritime historian John Maxtone-Graham...
THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC Titanic Review THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
2nd November 2011
Stanley C. Jenkins
Sally Nilsson, Hichen's great-granddaughter, attempts to set the record straight and reveal the true character of the man her family knew....
Ship to Shore WILLIAM SLOPER'S ACCOUNT OF THE TITANIC DISASTER
1984
William T. Sloper
"I walked into the palm court of the Carleton hotel on Pall Mall in the middle of the afternoon. The streets around the hotel and the hotel itself were deserted except for one group of people...
Titanica! TITANIC : TIME ALTERED
2nd June 2010
David G. Brown
Nothing is more confusing about Titanic than understanding the time at which events took place....
BERTHE LEROY: TITANIC SURVIVOR Titanica! BERTHE LEROY: TITANIC SURVIVOR
12th July 2004
Olivier Mendez & Michel Leroy
Berthe Leroy, a short biography...
Rockford Republic TITANIC'S SURVIVOR COMES TO ROCKFORD
25th April 1912
MISS DAGMAR BRYHL, AFTER LOSING BROTHER AND SWEETHEART ON FATEFUL TRIP FROM SWEDEN TO ROCKFORD FINALLY REACHED HERE 6:30 THIS MORNING - WAS SECOND CLASS PASSENGER ABOARD THE DOOMED TITANIC - HER FIRST WARNING OF DANGER ...
Rockford Daily Register Gazette DAGMAR BRYHL TELLS OF TITANIC DISASTER
25th April 1912
Established 1840 - Twelve Pages (EXCLUSIVE AFTERNOON FRANCHISE OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) Young Woman Reaches Rockford Today, in Company of Her Uncle WOULD HAVE DIED HAD SHE REALIZED THAT SWEETHEART AND BROT...
WHO TALKED TO TITANIC? Titanica! WHO TALKED TO TITANIC?
11th March 2010
Senan Molony
Marconi chart offers insight into Titanic interlocutors...
TITANIC AND THE BEDA: FR THOMAS BYLES Titanica! TITANIC AND THE BEDA: FR THOMAS BYLES
21st April 2015
Fergus Mulligan
In James Cameron’s film Titanic a Catholic priest is seen praying with his fellow passengers and reciting from the Book of Revelation. This man was not a figment of Cameron’s imagination: his name was Fr Thomas Byles...
AT REST - THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MISS LILLIAN G. ASPLUND   AT REST - THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR MISS LILLIAN G. ASPLUND
10th May 2006
Shelley Dziedzic
The service for Titanic survivor at the Nordgren Memorial Chapel situated on Lincoln Street, Worcester....
  THE TITANIC

Frank Blackmarr
The story of the most awful shipwreck of modern times may not be a pleasant subject for either the relator or the hearers but there is an interest in the details of the loss of the Titanic which warrents me in telling the story. And having been on...
Rockford Register Star TITANIC SURVIVOR HAD ROCKFORD CONNECTION
21st December 1997
David Shultz
Dagmar Bryhl: The young woman from Sweden was on the ocean liner with her brother and her fiancé to visit relatives in Rockford. By David Shultz Rockford Register Star. Rockford's connection to the Titanic spent less t...
CANCELED PASSAGES ABOARD TITANIC Voyage CANCELED PASSAGES ABOARD TITANIC
6th April 2008
John P. Eaton
Who Redeemeth Thy Life From Destruction...
ANNA KATHERINE KELLY 1892 - 1969 Titanica! ANNA KATHERINE KELLY 1892 - 1969
9th September 2011
John Kelly
Anna Katherine Kelly, “Annie Kate,” later to become also known as Sister Patrick Joseph, was born on January 14, 1892 in Cuilmullagh, Lahardane, in Addergoole civil parish, County Mayo, Ireland. Her parents, John Kelly and Ellen Fla...
United States Senate Hearings IMANITA SHELLEY AFFADAVIT
15th May 1912
Enclosed herewith find sworn statement of Imanita Shelley (Mrs. William Shelley) in regard to the Titanic disaster. ...
THE REAL JACK DAWSON Titanica! THE REAL JACK DAWSON
11th March 2001
Senan Molony
Jack Dawson was a fictional character but new research reveals fascinating insights into his namesake - one of the most intriguing of Titanic victims....
  E. J. SMITH, COPTIC AGROUND AND RIO---TWO OUT OF THREE AIN'T BAD?

Mark Baber
E. J. Smith, Coptic Aground and Rio---Two out of three ain’t bad? There are several standard White Star history volumes which associate E. J. Smith...
PIECING TOGETHER A TITANIC PUZZLE Titanica! PIECING TOGETHER A TITANIC PUZZLE
21st August 2014
Mike Poirier
The Complex case of Mrs. Cassebeer. Court documents reveal tempestuous marriage....
Titanica! THE TITANIC'S STOKERS PROVIDE THE KEY TO LAUNCH TIMES OF THE MIDDLE BOATS
18th July 2011
George Jacub
The timing of the middle boats : the Mount Everest of challenges for Titanic researchers....
A THOROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE “CAVE LIST” Titanica! A THOROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE “CAVE LIST”
1st April 2004
Daniel Klistorner
View the Encyclopedia Titanica transcription of the Cave List This simple incomplete copy of a cabin list for Titanic’s first and only voyage takes its name ...
THE MORNING AFTER... WHERE WERE THE BODIES? Titanica! THE MORNING AFTER... WHERE WERE THE BODIES?
20th September 2002
Jan C. Nielsen
What happened to all the Titanic victims' bodies after the sinking?...
STARBOARD AT MIDNIGHT, THE STORY OF SURVIVORS KARL BEHR AND HELEN NEWSOM Titanic Review STARBOARD AT MIDNIGHT, THE STORY OF SURVIVORS KARL BEHR AND HELEN NEWSOM
24th October 2011
Randy Bryan Bigham
Love at the helm: New Titanic title blends romance and history....
UNLISTED PASSENGERS AND CREW Titanica! UNLISTED PASSENGERS AND CREW
10th November 1998
Numerous stories are told of people who were booked on the Titanic but, for one reason or other, failed to travel on her......
ICE:  CLEAR AND ABSENT DANGER Titanica! ICE: CLEAR AND ABSENT DANGER
14th October 2007
Senan Molony
This is an argument hewn from ice… a substance that offers solidity and occasional clarity. But it is also an argument about the absence of ice – meaning nothing less than clear water, with all the plain sailing that implies....
IDENTIFYING STEWARDS Titanica! IDENTIFYING STEWARDS
13th February 2005
Senan Molony
WHAT ARE the chances of identifying Titanic bodies more than 90 years after they were buried at sea? Better than impossible - fair, in some cases. One of the early bodies picked up by the search ves...
RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON Titanica! RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON
15th April 2012
Philip Hind
As the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster approaches Philip Hind explores why the sinking has etched itself into our consciousness and how Oxfordshire was touched by the tragedy....
GEORGE ALEXANDER LUCIEN RHEIMS Titanica! GEORGE ALEXANDER LUCIEN RHEIMS
12th October 2012
Homer Thiel
Updated biographical information on Titanic survivor George Rheims....
  DESCRIPTION OF UNIDENTIFIED BODIES

No. 3 Female - Height, 5 ft. 6 in.; Weight, 150 lbs ...
LAST LAP OF THE LARGEST Titanica! LAST LAP OF THE LARGEST
12th February 2010
Senan Molony
APRIL tenth, 1912 – A day tinged with sadness for the RMS Olympic. She put in to New York for the last time as the Ship of Superlatives, or so she thought. The next White Star Line leviathan to dock here wou...
THE CALIFORNIAN INCIDENT, A REALITY CHECK Titanica! THE CALIFORNIAN INCIDENT, A REALITY CHECK
8th November 2001
Tracy Smith, Michael H. Standart & Captain Erik D. Wood
Could Captain Lord and the Californian have done more to save the passengers and crew of the Titanic....
BASTION OF MASCULINITY Titanica! BASTION OF MASCULINITY
23rd June 2015
Stijn Bammens
The Last Enjoyable Hours in the Titanic's First-Class Smoking Room...
MYSTERIOUS WAIF OF THE WAVES.. MGU? Titanica! MYSTERIOUS WAIF OF THE WAVES.. MGU?
12th July 2011
Jim Currie
Unresolved questions regarding the April 1912 voyage of the SS Campanello and the possibility of her involvement in the Titanic disaster. ...
The Toronto World MAJOR PEUCHEN BLAMES CAPTAIN WHO WENT DOWN WITH HIS SHIP
20th April 1912
Loss of Titanic, He Says, Was Due to Criminal Carelessness in Running at Full Speed Thru the Ice With a New Crew--Capt. Smith Was Having His Dinner When Crash Came--Major Peuchen Left in Third Boat, Which Had Only 22 People and Could Have...
ELSIE BOWERMAN: FEMINIST AND BARRISTER Titanica! ELSIE BOWERMAN: FEMINIST AND BARRISTER
18th July 2002
Helena Wojtczak
One of the Titanic's survivors was also a key participant in the movement for womens' suffrage....
A TENDER NAMED AMERICA Titanica! A TENDER NAMED AMERICA
13th February 2001
Senan Molony
A tale of the ship that brought Irish immigrants to the Titanic....
ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES Titanica! ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES
4th March 2010
Samuel Halpern
A FLASH OF LIGHT IN THE SKY  The story of what took place on the tramp steamer Californian the night of April 14, 1912, is one of those tales that cause some ...
THE INFORMATIVE 'MORNING NEWS' Titanica! THE INFORMATIVE 'MORNING NEWS'
12th February 2009
Senan Molony
TWO years after the Titanic, and Captain Lord of the Californian was still pleading his case.   There follows a freshly resurrected article – important for the historical record – published ...
LET THE RECORD SPEAK FOR ITSELF! ET Comment LET THE RECORD SPEAK FOR ITSELF!
7th December 2006
Senan Molony
THERE is an old adage that the argument is not always about ‘what the argument is about.’ This is a case in point. Three commentators of common interest have decided to fight the validity of Hugh Woolner’s evidence to the US Ti...
RUBáIYáT REFLECTIONS ON TITANIC Titanica! RUBáIYáT REFLECTIONS ON TITANIC
14th October 2004
Senan Molony
AWAKE! For morning in the bowl of night Has flung the stone that puts the stars to flight… ...
MCGOUGH THE KILLER Titanica! MCGOUGH THE KILLER
5th September 2008
Senan Molony
TWO killers roamed the RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage… Not the stuff of lurid pulp adventure, instead actual fact. The two wrongdoers were a fireman and an able bodied seaman. Stoker William Mintra...
DEATH OF A PURSER Titanic Review DEATH OF A PURSER
5th January 2012
Stanley C. Jenkins
Review of the new biography of Hugh McElroy, the Chief Purser of RMS Titanic:...
AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN Titanica! AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
7th November 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly describes the excitement and tension of the auction of the most valuable Titanic artefact ever sold....
THE LEFEBVRE FAMILY Titanica! THE LEFEBVRE FAMILY
5th April 2004
Olivier Mendez
A tribute to a French family who were all lost in the Titanic....
TITANIC'S SUPREME SURVIVOR Titanica! TITANIC'S SUPREME SURVIVOR
13th December 2006
Senan Molony
Sydney Buxton as a new MP SYDNEY BUXTON, President of the ...
  CHARLES HERBERT LIGHTOLLER
13th June 2005
Pat Winship
Lightoller biography...
12.45AM - A TIME TO GO! Titanica! 12.45AM - A TIME TO GO!
10th March 2008
Senan Molony
WHAT time did the first lifeboat depart the Titanic? Many will immediately offer: ‘12.45am.’ But thi...
TITANIC: THE LAST PHOTOGRAPH? Titanica! TITANIC: THE LAST PHOTOGRAPH?
23rd April 2004
Senan Molony
THIS photograph is the last known picture of RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage. It was taken at Crosshaven, Co Cork, Ireland, just after the vessel departed Queenstown. In September 2003, an album of photographs originally ow...
ON THE TRAIL OF 'LUCKY' TOWER Titanica! ON THE TRAIL OF 'LUCKY' TOWER
16th November 2004
Senan Molony
Is this the face of Titanic legend’s most elusive man? ’Lucky Tower’ is the moniker...
FATHER BROWNE: THE MISSING PHOTOGRAPHS Titanica! FATHER BROWNE: THE MISSING PHOTOGRAPHS
19th January 2004
Senan Molony
Defamation, anonymity and some missing photographs?...
  ROAMING AROUND: MEMOIRS OF A MARCONI OPERATOR

Alec Bagot
Extract The next year went past for me in many experiences of life and places. I was a fully fledged Marconi operator, had visited my Australia of loving memories, Norway, with its North Cape, where I had taken photographs...
THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH Titanica! THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
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...
LIFE'S DECOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF HELEN CHURCHILL CANDEE Titanica! LIFE'S DECOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF HELEN CHURCHILL CANDEE
23rd December 2005
Randy Bryan Bigham
“When beauty assails, reason has no part.” –– HELEN CHURCHILL CANDEE ...
RYAN V. OSNC Titanica! RYAN V. OSNC
15th March 2004
Senan Molony
Transcript of Precis Law Report...
THE WIDENERS: AN AMERICAN FAMILY Titanica! THE WIDENERS: AN AMERICAN FAMILY
11th January 2008
David Whitmire
A Biographical Sketch...