Mr Alfred Fernand Omont

Alfred Omont
Alfred Fernand Omont 
(Courtesy of Ioannis Georgiou)

Mr Alfred Fernand Omont, 29, was born 25 September 1882.

A cotton dealer from Havre, France, Omont boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first-class passenger (Ticket no. F.C. 12998, £25 14s 10d).

On the evening of 14 April Omont was playing auction bridge (a card game), in the Café Parisien, with Pierre Maréchal, Paul Chevré and Lucien Philip Smith when the collision occurred.

Chevré, Marechal and Omont were all rescued in lifeboat 7, they described their rescue in an article that appeared in Le Matin and The Times.

Alfred Omont died on 18 March 1948. 

Alfred is buried in Cimetiere De Vaugirad, Paris, France (Division 9, 1ere Ligne, Ordre 2, Cadastre 2).



St-Lazare train station, Paris

Articles and Stories

Titanica! (2009) 
The Times (1912) 
New York Times (1912) 

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References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

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(2019) Alfred Fernand Omont Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #222, updated 12th December 2019 10:49:09 AM)