Mrs Rosa Pinsky

Mrs Rosa Pinsky (Pinskaya), 32, was born in Warsaw, Poland. She resided in New York (Bora Park 57th Street, Brooklyn). She seemed to have visited relatives in Warsaw and was on her way back. Mrs Pinsky was a widow and boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger. She held ticket number 234604, price: £13. It is lilely she shared a cabin with Ellen ToomeyBessie Watt and her daughter Bertha.

Rosa Pinsky survived the sinking. She was rescued in lifeboat 9.

(Russian) Woman, 33 years of age, needed hospital care. Later, because of ill health continued she returned to relatives in Russia. (case 381, awarded 200 dollars from the committee)
American Red Cross

According to the Red Cross she returned to Russia (Poland).  What became of her is unclear but new research suggests she may have been killed in the Holocaust during 1943, and buried in a mass grave.


The Immigration Officer recorded her age as 29 and her name as "Rosee".

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References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
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Encyclopedia Titanica (2014) Rosa Pinsky (ref: #544, last updated: 5th February 2014, accessed 5th June 2020 13:46:06 PM)