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Titanic Travel Orders - Mail Clerk Oscar Scott Woody

 

On the 1st of April, 1912, Oscar Scott Woody - an American Postal clerk - received travel orders to work in the "sea post office" aboard a German vessel sailing to Europe the next day.  

Upon arriving in England, he was required to serve as one of three U.S. postal clerks aboard Titanic as she left Southampton.

An image of the April 1, 1912 letter is online, courtesy the U.S. Postal Museum.  

Click on the image for a better view.


Media Credits

Text image of Woody's travel orders online, courtesy U.S. Postal Museum.

 

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