Color painting of the R.M.S. Titanic at sea.
Only 739 Lives Are Saved
Headline Coverage

Only 739 Lives are Saved

The Times Dispatch, Richmond, VA, Friday, April 19, 1912.

Headline: Titanic's Death List, 1,601; Only 739 Lives are Saved

Left Column: Photograph of Iceberg Taken by Captain [...] Believed to Be the Berg Against Which The Titanic Was Destroyed. The Titanic [...]

Right column: Carpathia Comes Bringing Direct News of Disaster

Of the 745 Rescued After Destruction of White Star Liner, Six Succumb Before They Reach Port and Are Buried at Sea.

As Vessel Plunges to Her Fate, Band Plays "Nearer My God to Thee"