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Rossmore Edward Abbott

Rossmore Edward Abbott
Rossmore Edward Abbott

Mr Rossmore Edward Abbott, 16, of Providence, Rhode Island boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger together with his mother Rosa Abbott and brother Eugene.

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

The body of Rossmore Abbott was recovered and was buried at sea on 24 April 1912


CLOTHING - Brown overcoat; grey pants; green cardigan; blue jersey; black boots.

EFFECTS - Watch; chain and fob, with medal marked "Rossmore Abbott"; pocket book empty and two knives.


Titanic Passenger Summary

Name: Mr Rossmore Edward Abbott
Age: 16 years 1 month and 23 days (Male)
Nationality: English American
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Jeweller
Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. CA2673, £20 5s
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912)
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 190)
Buried at Sea, on Wednesday 24th April 1912

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References and Sources

Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia)

Research Articles

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

Newspaper Articles

New York Times (4 May 1912) MINIA REPORTS TWO BODIES
Ship Returning to Halifax---Patrick O'Keefe's Story of Rescue
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Encyclopedia Titanica (2011) Rossmore Edward Abbott (ref: #612, last updated: 19th December 2011, accessed 25th October 2021 03:35:19 AM)
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