Category: misc: marconi messages

“Nobody has heard the Titanic for about 2 hours.”

“Nobody has heard the Titanic for about 2 hours.”

wireless message from La Provence to Celtic, 2:28 AM (ET), nearly 2 hours after the Titanic has sunk

“Steamship full speed for you. Shall arrive you 6-0 in morning. Hope you are safe. We are only 50…”

“Steamship full speed for you. Shall arrive you 6-0 in morning. Hope you are safe. We are only 50 miles now.”

wireless message sent for the Titanic from the Birma, 1:58 AM (ET), nearly 90 minutes after the Titanic has sunk

“CQD, CQ-“

“CQD, CQ-”

last message heard from the Titanic by the Virginian, and the last message sent by the Titanic before her power fails, 12:27 AM (ET), 3 minutes before the Titanic sinks

“Engine room-full up to the boilers.”

“Engine room-full up to the boilers.”

last message received by the rescue ship Carpathia from the Titanic, 11:55 PM (ET), 35 minutes before the Titanic sinks

“Am lighting up all possible boilers as fast as can.”

“Am lighting up all possible boilers as fast as can.”

wireless message from the Olympic to the Titanic, 11:50 PM (ET), 40 minutes before the Titanic sinks

“Deeply regret advise you TITANIC sank this morning after collision with iceberg, resulting in…”

“Deeply regret advise you TITANIC sank this morning after collision with iceberg, resulting in serious loss of life. Full particulars later.”

wireless message from J. Bruce Ismay, director of the White Star Line, to the White Star offices in New York City