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Janko Vovk

Slovenian Third Class Passenger

Mr Janko Vovk, 22, an unmarried labourer from Sava, Jesenice (Assling), Slovenia, boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger .

To reach his destination of St. Joseph, Minnesota, he bought his ticket from the agent: Viktor Klaus-Wildi, Buchs for 430 Swiss francs (ticket number 349252, £7 17s 11d).

Vovk died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.

His mother Ursula Vovk in Sava (Assling) received £50 from the Titanic relief fund.


Sometimes listed as "Janko Vook" or "Jenko Vonk".

References and Sources

Günter Bäbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic. Chronos Zürich
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Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Janko Vovk
Born: circa.1891
Age: 21 years (Male)
Nationality: Slovenian
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: General Labourer
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 349252, £7 17s 11d
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body Not Identified

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