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A number of famous British ships have a preface of "RMS" in their names which stands for "Royal Mail Ship."  Notable examples are the RMS Britannia (1840 - one of the first Cunard ships), RMS Olympic (sister ship of Titannic), RMS Titannic, RMS Carpathia (which rescued survivors of the Titannic sinking), RMS Mauretania (sister ship of the Lusitania), RMS Lusitania, and RMS Queen Mary II (currently in service).

A number of famous British ships have a preface of "RMS" in their names which stands for "Royal Mail Ship." Notable examples are the RMS Britannia (1840 - one of the first Cunard ships), RMS Olympic (sister ship of Titannic), RMS Titannic, RMS Carpathia (which rescued survivors of the Titannic sinking), RMS Mauretania (sister ship of the Lusitania), RMS Lusitania, and RMS Queen Mary II (currently in service).

Captain Rostron of the Carpathia, the ship that rescued the survivors of the Titanic. He cut the heat and steam in order to reach them as soon as possible. He took excellent care of them.

Reminds me of The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott--Captain Rostron of the Carpathia, the ship that rescued the survivors of the Titanic. He cut the heat and steam in order to reach them as soon as possible. He took excellent care of them.

Survivors of the Titanic Disaster are Winched onto the Rescuing Ship the Carpathia

Survivors of the Titanic Disaster are Winched onto the Rescuing Ship the Carpathia

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Harold Bride, the Titanic's junior wireless operator, sent distress signals as the ship took on water. He survived by clinging to an overturned collapsible lifeboat, although his feet were frostbitten. Here he is carried up a gangway after the rescue ship, the RMS Carpathia, arrived in New York. (Universal History Archive/Getty Images)

Loss of White Star Line's Olympic-class vessel RMS Titanic which struck an iceberg on 12 April 1912 on her maiden voyage. Surviving wireless operator, Harold Bride, feet bandaged, being carried up gangway, New York.

The wreck of the Titanic by Ken Marschall. © Ken MarschallOne of Titanic’s lifeboats is drained of water aboard the Carpathia.

Titanic’s Lifeboat and The Wreck

The wreck of the Titanic by Ken Marschall. © Ken MarschallOne of Titanic's lifeboats is drained of water aboard the Carpathia.

Carpathia; the ship that came to the rescue and picked up the 705 survivors

Today in History: April Carpathia brings the 705 survivors from RMS Titanic to New York City.

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