Mailbags brought aboard Titanic at Queenstown, Ireland, and elsewhere, were literally dropped to the mail storage compartment through the forward coal bunker hatchway. Courtesy of the Fr. Collection, The Irish Picture Library.
A haunting photograph showing victims of the Titanic disaster being buried at sea has been uncovered. In the photo, two men can be seen dropping a victim over the side of the recovery ship, the CS Mackay Bennett.