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Account of the Rescue of the Titanic

The handwritten account of the Captain of R.M.S. Carpathia (Capt. Arthur Henry Rostron) describing his response to the distress signal of the Titanic on 15 April 1912. The Carpathia was sunk in World War 1.

[Photocopy of hand-written account by Captain of R.M.S. CARPATHIA describing his response to the distress signal of the TITANIC on 15 April 1912]
1 print.
  • Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item.
  • George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
  • Caption card tracings: Ships; Geogr.; Ships Disasters 1912 T-; Ships C-; Shelf.
  • Date on item: April 12[?], 1912.
  • Bain Collection
  • Photographic prints--1910-1920.
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Account of the Rescue of the Titanic

Arthur Henry Rostron

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Born: May 14, 1869 in England , United Kingdom
Died: Nov 4, 1940 (age 71) in Southampton, England , United Kingdom
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