TITANIC DISASTERMARCONI MESSAGE #19.
Typed Marconi message from the R.M.S. Olympic radio log book, 1 p, oblong 8vo (140 x 200 mm), New York, April 15, 1912, 12:50 p.m. EST, in response to the previous lot, giving information regarding ice fields. This brief message gives a glimpse into the confusion that reigned during the hours and days after the disaster. After giving a report on the best path to the Titanic's last known position, the Parisian responds: "MY KNOWLEDGE OF THE TITANICS POSITION AT MIDNIGHT WAS DERIVED FROM YOUR OWN MESSAGE TO NEW YORK IN WHICH YOU GAVE IT AS 41.47 50.50...," framed.