Roberta Elizabeth Mary Maioni (known as "Cissy") was a maid traveling 1st class on the Titanic with her employer, Countess Lucy Rothes. Roberta fell in love with steward who was working on the ship. On the night of the sinking, he gave her his life jacket, helped her into a lifeboat and pressed his official White Star liner badge into her hand, before going down with the ship. The real Jack & Rose?
“I've always stayed with my husband; so why should I leave him now? We have been together for many years. Where you go, I go"- Reportedly said by Ida Straus, wife of Macy's founder Isidor Straus, after she refused to get into lifeboat #8. The last reported sighting of the couple had them sitting on a pair of deck chairs.
Carried off rescue ship Carpathia was injured Titanic junior telegraphist Harold Bride, 22. He had helped send the standard distress call, CQD, and a new code, SOS. First on land to receive them: New York-based operator David Sarnoff, 21, who in 1926 founded the NBC radio network.
One of the wealthiest and most colorful characters on the Titanic’s maiden voyage, was Charlotte Cardeza of Philadelphia. Traveling with her only son, they boarded the ship on her 58th birthday and occupied the most expensive stateroom available.
A real life love story between a first class passenger of the Titanic and a man from a lower class has been uncovered involving one of the ill-fated liner's most well known passengers. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2130481/The-real-Titanic-love-story-Documentary-charts-romantic-link-second-class-passengers.html#ixzz1sc8TvnpL Built by Harland & Wolff