Titanic survivor finally awarded $280

The Post Standard

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Roberta Bolling, 68, who survived the sinking of the Titanic nearly 50 years ago, finally got a check Friday in compensation for losses and sufferings she encountered that night. The check, from trustees administering the compensation fund, was for $280. Mrs. Bolling, who has been bidridden with arthritis for 11 years, said "It's not much use to me now," and invested it in government bonds.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) Titanic survivor finally awarded $280 (The Post Standard, Saturday 27th May 1961, ref: #4610, published 27 June 2005, generated 4th August 2021 04:58:33 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor-finally-awarded-280.html