Titanic Charles Joughin passenger, stepped off the bow and never got his head wet. He had two bottles of whiskey in his pockets and survived being in the water for 3 hours. They believe that was due to the whiskey.
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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
John and Nelle Snyder, first-class passengers, were saved in Lifeboat 7. It is said that when the first lifeboats were being loaded one of the members called for the “new grooms and brides” to board first. The Snyders didn’t hesitate. They were some of the first people in the lifeboats because so many passengers were afraid to leave the “big boat.”
Roberta Elizabeth Mary Maioni, 20, was born in Norfolk in 1892. She boarded the Titanic at Southampton, travelling as maid to the Countess of Rothes. According to her family, she became fond of a young crew member, but the romance was cut short when the Titanic collided with an iceberg. The crew member gave Roberta a White Star badge from his uniform which she always kept with her in later life. She never revealed the steward's identity. The Countess and Ms Maioni were rescued in lifeboat 8.
The Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New Your City. There were 1,514 people that drowned in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. Her passengers included some of t...
Titanic Survivors Lifevest...Of the 2,223 passengers on the Titanic, only 706 survived leaving 1,517 dead. The largest percentage of survivors were first class passengers, followed by second class, and finally third class. Most of the deaths were due to hypothermia in the freezing water, which would cause death in less than 15 minutes. 6 of the 7 children in first class survived. All of the children in second class survived, whereas only 34 percent were saved in third class.