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Titanic at 100 years

The sinking of the RMS Titanic caused the deaths of 1,517 of its 2,229 passengers and crew in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. The 712 survivors were taken aboard the RMS Carpathia from lifeboats. Few disasters have had such resonance and far-reaching effects on the fabr...
Jane Bishop
Jane Bishop • 1 year ago

Eva Hart is pictured as a seven-year-old in this photograph taken in 1912 with her father, Benjamin, and mother, Esther. Eva and her mother survived the sinking of the British liner Titanic on April 14, 1912 off Newfoundland, but her father perished in the disaster.

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Eva Hart Born in 1905, Eva was only seven years old when her family boarded the R.M.S Titanic as second class passengers. Her family was moving to Canada to open a drug store. Eva recalled the Titanic providing activities for the children in a nursery including her father, whom often would surprise her with little spoils now and then while on board.

:::::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::::: Utterly beautiful portrait of a Mother and her daughters - all seven of them! 1912

April 22, 1912. Lolo (Michel) and Edmond Navratil, survivors of the Titanic disaster whose father went down with the ship. Lolo, the last remaining male survivor of the Titanic sinking, died in 2001.

Eva Hart was 7 years old and bound for a new life in Canada when her father woke her in the middle of the night, carried her outside in a blanket and told her, "Hold Mummy’s hand and be a good girl."

Survivors of the Titanic disaster

Baby Millvina in 1912 with her mother Georgette. Millvina was 9-weeks-old when the Titanic sank. She was the last Titanic survivor, passing away 31st May 2009 at 97.

"A wealthy, single socialite, Edith was 36 years old when she boarded the Titanic. On board she befriended a 59 year old wife and mother named Caroline Brown. The two women were among the throng trying to reach a lifeboat as the Titanic sank. When only one space remained, Edith pushed Caroline forward saying “You go first, you have children waiting at home.” Edith was one of four first class women to perish in the sinking of the Titanic. Her body has never been recovered."

Quigg Edmond Baxter (24) The night of Titanic's sinking he made sure his mother, sister, as well as Berthe, (who didn't want to get into the boat without Quigg) were secured in a lifeboat. His last words to his girls was "Au revoir bon espoirvous autres"-Goodbye and keep your spirits up everyone! He waved his last goodbye-as he perished later that night with the Titanic.

Rescapés du Titanic

Titanic - M. Dean, last survivor