Captain Arthur Henry Rostron, the Carpathia Rostron family photo

Captain Arthur Henry Rostron, the Carpathia

Capt. Arthur Rostron & under officers of the Carpathia. The Carpathia picked up survivors from the wreck of the Titanic in the early hours of April 15, 1912. Because the Carpathia didn't have the su ... show more

Capt. Arthur Rostron & under officers of the Carpathia. The Carpathia picked up survivors from the wreck of the Titanic in the early hours of April 15, 1912.

Because the Carpathia didn't have the supplies to carry all of the survivors to Europe (where she was headed), Capt Rostron returned to New York with the 712 Titanic survivors.

Capt. Rostron & under officers of CARPATHIA [ship]
1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.
Photo shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of his heroism in their rescue. James Gordon Partridge Bisset (1883-1967), Second Officer of the S.S. Carpathia stands fourth from the left. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008, 2010)
  • Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
  • Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
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  • Bain Collection
  • Glass negatives.
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