Janko Vovk

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.

Notes

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

References and Sources

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