Mr Alfred Fernand Omont

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 P. Smith when the collision took place:

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

Hermann Söldner, Germany
Craig Stringer, UK
Geoff Whitfield, UK
References and Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])


St-Lazare train station, Paris

Articles and Stories

New York Times (1912) 
The Times (1912) 
The Turn of a Card
Titanica! (2009) 
Link and cite this biography
(2017) Alfred Fernand Omont Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #222, updated 19th July 2017 23:45:01 PM)
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