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Irish Titanic victim to be given memorial headstone

The New York Irish Emgirant

Wednesday 14 April 2010

Of the 1,513 people who perished in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic in the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, only 330 bodies were recovered for burial. The rest, victims of the sinking of RMS Titanic, either plunged to the ocean floor with the doomed vessel or simply floated south, away from the reaches of recovery ships.

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