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Southern District of New York Admiralty Titanic Case File

In the Matter of the Petition of the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company, Limited, for Limitation of its Liability as owner of the steamship TITANIC https://catalog.archives.gov/id/278328

NARA Record Group 21: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685 – 2009

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. 1814-

Series: Admiralty Case Files, 1790 – 1966

Scope and Content: This case was initiated to limit the liability of the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company, Ltd., for loss of life and property resulting from the sinking of the Titanic on its maiden voyage. The case file contains court papers, evidence, and claims of survivors and representatives of the deceased.

The index entries include name, claim and miscellaneous. The claim categories are loss of life, loss of property, injury and property, and life and property.

In first class, there were two Italians – 1 died, 1 survived

In second class, there  were 4 Italians , 2 died, 2 survived

In third class, there were 4 Italians, 1 survived, three died

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