When the Titanic sank William Rowe Richards was aged 3 years. His last residence was in Penzance Cornwall England. He boarded the Titanic as a 2nd Class passenger at Southampton on Wednesday April 10, 1912, Ticket No. 29106. Destination: Akron, Ohio. William Rowe Richards survived the sinking (lifeboat 4) and was picked up by the Carpathia disembarking at New York City on Thursday April 18, 1912.
Three early Titanic Marconigrams, or radio telegrams. All three were sent on April 15, 1912, the date of the Titanic's sinking. Of these, the earliest was sent at 7:45 am from the rescue ship Olympic. It states: "Since midnight, when her position was 41.46 N 50.14W have been unable to communicate. We are now 310 miles from her. Will inform at once if hear anything".
Captain of the RMS Titanic, Commander Edward J. Smith, who went down with the ship when it sank on April 15th, 1912.
The Titanic sank early on April 15, 1912 after striking an iceberg the night before. Margaret helped others board the lifeboats but was finally convinced to leave the ship in Lifeboat No. 6. Molly Brown was dubbed "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" because she helped in the ship's evacuation, taking an oar herself in her lifeboat and protesting for the lifeboat to go back to try to save more people.