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Atlantisfreak666
02-06-09, 01:50
Seriously sad. :(

The last survivor of the sinking of the Titanic has died aged 97.

Millvina Dean was nine weeks old when the liner sank after hitting an iceberg in the early hours of 15 April 1912, on its maiden voyage from Southampton.

The disaster resulted in the deaths of 1,517 people in the north Atlantic, largely due to a lack of lifeboats.

Miss Dean, who remembered nothing of the fateful journey, died on Sunday at the care home in Hampshire where she lived, two of her friends told the BBC.

Her family had been traveling in third class to America, where they hoped to start a new life and open a tobacconist's shop in Kansas City.

Miss Dean's mother, Georgetta, and two-year-old brother, Bert, also survived, but her father, Bertram, was among those who perished when the vessel sank.

Rest of the article here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/hampshire/8070095.stm

TRhalloween
02-06-09, 01:54
link (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showthread.php?t=152704)

Atlantisfreak666
02-06-09, 01:56
Oh...Ooops. Sorry. :o

TRhalloween
02-06-09, 01:57
Oh...Ooops. Sorry. :o

It's okay.
Don't worry about it, beb :hug:

Tombraiderx08
02-06-09, 02:09
I heard about that on the today show, i was sad :(

Benguitar
02-06-09, 02:14
Aww. That is sad, a true loss and the end of an era. :(

MattTR
02-06-09, 03:37
I read about this earlier, horrile..

She was such a truly historical person and I'm sure her life impacted million, she's in a better place now. :)

tlr online
02-06-09, 03:49
Indeed very sad. :(

Please, continue in the existing thread.