Titanic’s trail of tears
Shipwreck’s survivors started life anew at several Manhattan locales
Posted: May 27, 2012 at 2:56 a.m.
Twenty minutes before midnight on April 14, 1912, the ocean liner Titanic hit an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland and sank two hours and 40 minutes later at 2:20 a.m. An estimated 1,500 of the 2,229 people on board perished. But not all vestiges of that tragedy are at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Some are in Manhattan — most of them south of 18th Street.
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Travel, Pages 50 on 05/27/2012