The Detroit News

The Detroit News

Descendant of Titanic survivors

A Titanic piece of family history

By Holly Fournier / The Detroit News Detroiter Fred Quick feared his wife and two daughters had died aboard the Titanic. Almost 100 years later, his granddaughter recalled hearing stories of that fateful night when Jane Quick, 32, Winifred, 8, and Phyllis, 4, survived the tragedy on the “unsinkable” ship that foundered April 15, 1912, … Continue Reading →

1912 Detroit News report: '1,241 missing, 868 saved from Titanic; hope of more rescues abandoned'

The following stories were originally published in The Detroit News two days after the Titanic sank.   NO MORE SURVIVORS OF TITANIC ON SHIPS THAT REACHED SCENE   Carpathia, With 868, Will Reach New York Thursday; Further News Expected to Come From Her; 1,241 Missing. MAIN DETAILS OF GREATEAST MARITIME DISASTER IN HISTORY OF WORLD … Continue Reading →