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Ancestry.com. UK, RMS Titanic, Deaths at Sea, 1912 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
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Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers and Indexes of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Passengers and Seamen at Sea. BT 334/52 and 334/53. The National Archives, Surrey, England.

About UK, RMS Titanic, Deaths at Sea, 1912

This collection contains registers listing the names of passengers and crew who died during the sinking of the RMS Titanic.

Historical Background

RMS Titanic sailed from Southampton, England, on 10 April 1912, bound for New York. The ship took on additional passengers at Cherbourg, France, and Queenstown, Ireland, and set off into the Atlantic with approximately 2,228 passengers and crew on board. The ship struck an iceberg shortly before midnight on 14 April in the North Atlantic about 400 miles south of Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Titanic sank in a matter of hours with a loss of about 1,517 passengers and crew.

What You Can Find in These Records

This database contains two collections of registers, one for passengers and another for crew, listing those who died in the Titanic sinking.

The passenger registers list

  • name, number, and port of registry of the ship
  • date of death
  • place of death
  • name
  • sex
  • age
  • rank, profession, or occupation
  • nationality or birthplace
  • last place of abode
  • cause of death

Crew registers list

  • name
  • age
  • rank or rating
  • nationality or birthplace
  • last place of abode
  • ship name, number, port of register, tonnage
  • date of death
  • place of death
  • cause of death
  • remarks

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