A collection of 5 framed Marconigrams, RMS Titanic  5.5x8ins.(14x20cm)each. 5
Lot 2031
[TITANIC] A group of 3 framed Marconi messages documenting the arrival of the R.M.S. Carpathia and that "TITANIC HAS SUNK"
each dated 15 APR 1912 5-1/2 x 8 in.(14 x 20 cm.) each. 3
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium
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[TITANIC] A group of 3 framed Marconi messages documenting the arrival of the R.M.S. Carpathia and that "TITANIC HAS SUNK"
each dated 15 APR 1912
also the rescue of the passengers and the decision by Carpathia to head back to New York.

20. (Carpathia to Olympic)
To: OLYMPIC Received 2.10 pm NYT
WE RECEIVED DISTRESS SIGNALL CALL FROM THE TITANIC AT ELEVEN TWENTY AND PROCEEDED RIGHT TO THE SPOT MENTIONED. ON ARRIVAL AT DAYBREAK WE SAW ICE 25 MILES LONG APPARENTLY SOLID, QUANTITY OF WRECKAGE AND NUMBER OF BOATS FULL OF LIVES. WE RAISED ABOUT SIX HUNDRED AND SEVENTY SOULS. TITANIC HAS SUNK SHE WENT DOWN IN TWO HOURS. CAPTAIN AND ALL ENGINEERS OUR CAPTAIN SENT ORDER THAT THERE WAS NO NEED FOR BALTIC TO COME ANY FURTHER SO WITH THAT SHE RETURNED ON HER COURSE TO LIVERPOOL.
WE HAVE TWO OR THREE OFFICERS ABOARD AND THE SECOND MARCONI OPERATOR WHO HAD BEEN CREEPING HIS WAY THROUGH WATER AT 30 DEGREES FOR SEVERAL HOURS. Mr Ismay is ABOARD.

21. (Olympic to Carpathia)
SENT TO CARPATHIA 2.35 pm N.Y.T.
COMMANDER CARPATHIA.
7.12 G.M.T. OUR POSITION 41.17 N 53.53 W. SHALL I MEET YOU AND WHERE STEERING EAST TRUE. HADDOCK.

22. (Carpathia to Olympic)
To: CAPTAIN OLYMPIC RECEIVED 3.15 pm NYT
7.30 G. M. T. CARPATHIA LAT 41.15 N. 51.45 W. AM STEERING SOUTH 87 WEST TRUE. RETURNING TO NEW YORK WITH TITANIC'S PASSENGERS
ROSTRON.
5-1/2 x 8 in.(14 x 20 cm.) each. (3)

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    John Booth and Sean Coughlan, Titanic - Signals of Disaster, White Star Publications, Wiltshire, UK, 1993, pgs 160-164.
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