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Titanic message in a bottle

Western Daily Mercury

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The Titanic was due at Plymouth [sic] to-morrow if all had gone well.

Mr. J. Cloke, owner of the boat Harmony, of Mevagissey, picked up a bottle on the fishing grounds off the Dodman on Monday night. Inside was a strip of paper, on which was written:- "15 April, 1912. s.s."Titanic Struck iceberg. No hope of many being saved."

The idea of the message having come from the Titanic has been ridiculed by seafaring men."


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Encyclopedia Titanica (2019) Titanic message in a bottle (Western Daily Mercury, Thursday 25th April 1912, ref: #83, published 8 November 2019, generated 4th June 2023 09:52:13 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-message-in-a-bottle-83.html