TITANIC

Original News Report:

Tuesday Morning, April 16, 1912

TITANIC SINKS

1500 BELIEVED DEAD

GREATEST SEA DISASTER FOR YEARS

ONLY 711 TITANIC SURVIVORS

Women & Children Make Up Most Of The Survivors

CARPATHIS HAS SURVIVORS
HEADED FOR NEW YORK. NEARLY ALL MEN LOST

Text of Death message Sent by the Olympic

The White Star Liner steamer Titanic, the largest vessel in the world, sank at 2:20 yesterday morning. The Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on April 10, 1912. After stops in Cherbourg, France, and Queenstown, Ireland, she headed across the North Atlantic destined for New York, but reportedly crashed into an iceberg four hours before sinking to the bottom.

The Carpathia picked up 675 out of about 2200 souls and is expected to reach New York Friday morning with the refugees.

New York, April 15 –

Late tonight the text of the wireless message from the Olympic was given as follows:

“Carpathia reached Titanic position at daybreak. All her boats accounted for, containing about 675 souls saved, crew and passengers included. Found boats and wreckage only. Titanic sank about 2:20 a.m., in 41.16 N; 50.14 W. All her boats accounted for, containing about 675 souls saved, crew and passengers included. Nearly all saved women and children. Leyland liner Californian remained and searching exact position of disaster. Loss likely total 1800 souls