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Eugene Joseph Abbott

Master Eugene Joseph Abbott, 13,  was born on 31 March 1898 in Providence, Rhode Island, he was baptized on 2 April 1904.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger together with his mother Rhoda Abbott and brother Rossmore Abbott.

As the Titanic took her final plunge Rhoda Abbott and her two sons jumped from the deck, she managed to get into collapsible A but the two boys were lost.

Eugene Abbott's body, if recovered, was never identified.

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Research Articles

Robert L. Bracken Voyage (2004) The Mystery of Rhoda Abbott Revealed
Unravelling a Titanic enigma

Newspaper Articles

Records of Grace Church, URI Archives, Special Collections Eugene's baptism at Grace Church
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Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Eugene Joseph Abbott
Age: 13 years and 15 days (Male)
Nationality: American
Occupation: Scholar
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. CA2673, £20 5s
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Identified

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