RMS Titanic distress telegram (facsimile)

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A copy of the telegram message sent by the Titanic, as received by the ship S.S. Birma (of The Russian East Asiatic S.S. Co.).

Message reads:

Cgd - Sos . from M. G. Y.
We have struck iceberg sinking fast come to our assistance.
Position Lat. 41.46 n. Lon. 50.14. w.

"Message handed in" time is logged as

11 H.45MApril 14/15 1912.