Category: misc: marconi messages

“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

Nobody has heard the Titanic for about 2 hours.

“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

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

“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

CQD, CQ-

“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

Engine room-full up to the boilers.

“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

Am lighting up all possible boilers as fast as can.