Sig. Italo Francesco Donati

Sig. Italo Francesco Donati, 17, was born Casalmaggiore (Cremona), Italy, on 30 June 1894 the son of Vincenzo and Selene Carotti.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 3 Whitfield Street, Tottenham Court Road, London. The Titanic was his first ship. He boarded the Titanic on 10 April.

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Donati died in the sinking, his body was recovered by the ship Minia (#311) and buried in Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S. on 10 May 1912.


Donati's father Vincenzo died in 1922 and his mother (born in 1857) emigrated to Milan in 1922. Some of his brothers moved to Milan others remained in Cremona.

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Report United State Senate n° 806, Crew List, 1912.
Titanic Commutator, Crew List, 1 February 1975
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(2020) Italo Francesco Donati Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #1842, updated 27th January 2020 18:20:39 PM)