Titanic Lifeboat # 12 Being Hoisted Aboard the Carpathia.

Titanic Lifeboat # 12 Being Hoisted Aboard the Carpathia. Public Domain Image. GGA Image ID # 10edbf7b15

Titanic Survivors on Lifeboat 12

Lifeboat 12, the 10th one launched at 1:30 am, located on the boat deck, starboard side, with 20 occupants comprised of 16 Second Class, 2 Third Class and 2 Crew Members (17 Women and 3 Men). Capacity for the lifeboat was 65 (31% of Capacity).

Facts About Lifeboat 12

  • An element of Evans' testimony was his recollection of seeing women and children being passed into Lifeboat 12 prior to him getting to Lifeboat 10.
  • LIFEBOAT 12 (PORT) This boat was released at 1.30am under the charge of Able Seamen Frederick Clench and ... After Titanic disappeared, Lifeboat 12 was strung together with boats 10, 4 and Collapsible D, under the command of Fifth Officer Lowe.
  • Gershon Cohen in Lifeboat 12 spent most of the night rowing. He too heard the screams of the dying. Those sounds haunted him for the rest of his life, but during those dark hours, he could not think about them.
  • Lifeboat 12 had people transferred to it from collapsible D and collapsible B, which was still floating upside down with Second Officer Lightoller in command.

Second Class Passengers

  1. Miss Lillian W. Bentham, (19)  Rochester, New York, US [LB-12]
  2. Miss Dagmar Jenny Ingeborg Bryhl, (20)  Skara, Västergötland, Sweden [LB-12]
  3. Mrs. Alice Frances Christy, (45)  London, England, UK [LB-12]
  4. Miss Rachel Julie Cohen Christy, (25)  London, England, UK [LB-12]
  5. Miss Florentina Duran y More, (30)  Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain [LB-12]
  6. Miss Asunción Duran y More, (27)  Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain [LB-12]
  7. Miss Ethel Garside, (34)  Liverpool, Merseyside, England [LB-12]
  8. Mrs. Amy Frances Christy Jacobsohn (née Cohen) (24)  London, England [LB-12]
  9. Mrs. Miriam Kantor (née Sternin) (24)  Vitebsk, Russian Empire [LB-12]
  10. Miss Bertha Lehmann, (17)  Lotzwil, Switzerland [LB-12]
  11. Mrs. Lutie Davis Parrish (née Temple) (60)  Woodford County, Kentucky, US [LB-12]
  12. Miss Alice Frances Louisa Phillips, (21)  Ilfracombe, Devon, England [LB-12]
  13. Mrs. Lillian "Lily" Renouf (née Jefferys) (30)  Elizabeth, New Jersey, US [LB-12]
  14. Miss Emily Rugg, (21)  Guernsey, Channel Islands [LB-12]
  15. Mrs. Imanita Shelley (née Parrish Hall) (25)  Deer Lodge, Montana, US [LB-12]
  16. Miss Susan Webber, (37)  Bude, Cornwall, England [LB-12]

Third Class Passengers

  1. Mr. Gershon "Gus" Cohen, (18)  Brooklyn, New York, US [LB-12]
  2. Miss Laura Mae Cribb, (16)  Newark, New Jersey, US [LB-12]

Deck Crew

  1. Mr. Frederick Clench, (34)  Able Seaman [LB-12]
  2. Mr. John Thomas Poingdestre, (33)  Able Seaman [LB-12]

Legend For Survivor or Lost Passengers and Crew Members

  • LB-# or A-D - Survivor on Lifeboat 1-16 or Collapsible Lifeboat A-D
  • P-BNR - Perished, Body Not Recovered or Body Not Identified
  • MB – CS Mackay-Bennett (bodies 1–306)
  • M – CS Minia (bodies 307–323)
  • MM – CGS Montmagny (bodies 326–329)
  • A – SS Algerine (body 330)
  • O – RMS Oceanic (bodies 331–333)
  • I – SS Ilford (body 334)
  • OT – SS Ottawa (body 335)

Numbers 324 and 325 were unused, and the six bodies buried at sea by the Carpathia also went unnumbered. Several recovered bodies were unidentifiable and thus not all numbers are matched with a person.

Upon recovery, the bodies of 209 identified and unidentified victims of the sinking were brought to Halifax, Nova Scotia. Of those, 121 were taken to the non-denominational Fairview Lawn Cemetery, 59 were repatriated, 19 were buried in the Roman Catholic Mount Olivet Cemetery, and 10 were taken to the Jewish Baron de Hirsch Cemetery. The bodies of the remaining recovered victims were either delivered to family members or buried at sea.

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