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Titanic - Telegram Reporting Loss of Ship and Lives

Titanic's telegram reporting loss of ship and lives

This image depicts a third telegram which the White Star Line sent to London's Post Office at 10:15 a.m., on the 15th of April, 1912.  It reports the magnitude of the Titanic disaster: 

The ship had "foundered," during the night, and only "675 souls mostly women and children saved."

 


Media Credits

Telegram, courtesy Royal Mail Streamline.  Image online, courtesy the British Postal Museum and Archive.

 

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