Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/4/2012

‘There was an awful rumbling, then screams and cries’: Harrowing firsthand account of Titanic disaster published for first time

An astonishing eye-witness account of the sinking of the Titanic has been published for the first time – nearly 100 years after the disaster.

First-class passenger Laura Francatelli wrote of hearing an ‘awful rumbling’ after the world-famous liner hit an iceberg on the night of April 14, 1912 – then the ‘screams and cries’ of the 1,500 drowning passengers. for more click here

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