R. Norris Williams - survived the sinking of the Titanic but was told to have his legs amputated due to severe frostbite. Refused the doctor's advise and two years later, in 1914, won the men's singles title in the U.S. Championships.
Survivors Stories & Quotes
When the Titanic sank William Rowe Richards was aged 3 years. His last residence was in Penzance Cornwall England. He boarded the Titanic as a 2nd Class passenger at Southampton on Wednesday April 10, 1912, Ticket No. 29106. Destination: Akron, Ohio. William Rowe Richards survived the sinking (lifeboat 4) and was picked up by the Carpathia disembarking at New York City on Thursday April 18, 1912.
Shoes left outside the cabins to be polished. Even the captain's bath tub. An eerie trip with the tourists diving two miles to see the Titanic
As the craft glides through the freezing depths of the ocean, more than two miles below the surface, I stare out through the thick glass window into the abyss.
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Millvina Dean - shown here with her mother
Millvina Dean was the youngest of all passengers on the Titanic. She was nine weeks old and survived the disaster with her mother and 23 month old brother. Millvina was also the last surviving passenger, dying in 2009.