Saved Survivors of the sinking of the RMS Titanic approach the RMS Carpathia in this April 15, 1912, photo. The Carpathia rescued hundreds of Titanic passengers.
Titanic lifeboat with survivors
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Titanic at 100 years
Though Titanic had advanced safety features such as watertight compartments and remotely activated watertight doors, she lacked enough lifeboats to accommodate all of those aboard. Due to outdated maritime safety regulations, she carried only enough lifeboats for 1,178 people – a third of her total passenger and crew capacity. This Sepia photograph depicting the recovery of Titanic passengers is among memorabilia set to go under the hammer at Christies in London, May 2012. (Paul Treacy…
Luigi Gatti was last seen on the night of the sinking standing alone on the boat deck, wearing a top hat and carrying a small case and with a travelling rug over an arm. Gatti died in the sinking, his body was recovered by the Minia and buried in Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
A photo taken by Father Francis Browne looking forward along the Titanic’s side towards the bow.
An uncrowded lifeboat of the Titanic being rowed slowly towards the RMS Carpathia immediately before the rescue of the passengers.
April 10, 1912: While passing the New York, the hydrodynamic forces from Titanic's screws caused the New York to break her moorings and nearly collide with her. Coming within a few feet of ending her maiden voyage in Southampton.
Miss Roberta Elizabeth Mary Maioni (known as "Cissy") (1), 20, was born in Norfolk in early 1892. She boarded the Titanic at Southampton, travelling as maid to Lucy, Countess of Rothes. According to her family Cissy become fond of a young crew member, but the romance was cut short when the Titanic collided with an iceberg. The crew member gave Roberta a White Star badge from his uniform which she always kept with her in later life, she never revealed the steward's identity.