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
“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