While we don’t have photos of the ship or the wreckage from the era because the ship sank so quickly, we do have photos of the RMS Titanic disaster survivors aboard the rescuer ship RMS Carpathia as well as photos of crowds waiting to see the survivors come in at New York. All in all there was quite a bit of commotion anywhere there might have been news of victims and survivors both and rightly so. There were only 712 survivors out of a total 2,207 passengers and crew members.
“Photograph of a lifeboat carrying TITANIC survivors.” This style of lifeboat had collapsable sides and was one of the two types on the Titanic when she went down. Via/ U.S. National Archives
“TITANIC survivors aboard rescue ship CARPATHIA: Mr. & Mrs. G.A. Harder and Mrs. Charles M. Hayes talking.” Via/ Library of Congress
“Stuart Collett, one of the Titanic survivors, arriving on Carpathia, April 1912.” Via/ Flickr
“Group of survivors of the Titanic disaster aboard the Carpathia after being rescued.” Via/ Library of Congress
Titanic disaster makes the front page of most newspapers. Via/ Wiki Commons
“Crowds gather outside Oceanic House, the London offices of the White Star Line.” Via/ Wiki Commons
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