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for those in peril
April 18, 1912, 9:30 pm - The Carpathia docks in New York with the survivors of the Titanic disaster. First, she dropped some of the Titanic’s recovered lifeboats at the White Star Line’s pier, before continuing to Cunard’s pier to let the survivors and passengers disembark. Approximately 40,000 people were anxiously waiting to greet her.
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Carpathia by Stephen J. Card. RMS Carpathia was a Cunard Line transatlantic passenger steamship built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson. Carpathia made her maiden voyage in 1903 and became famous for rescuing the survivors of RMS Titanic after the latter ship hit an iceberg and sank on April 15, 1912. Carpathia herself was shot at and sunk in the Atlantic on July 17, 1918 during World War I by a German U-boat.
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RMS Carpathia was a Cunard Line transatlantic passenger steamship and became famous for rescuing the survivors of rival White Star Line's RMS Titanic after it struck an iceberg and sank with a loss of 1,512 lives on April 15, 1912. Carpathia braved dangerous ice fields and diverted all steam power to her engines in her attempt to aid the ship, but sadly arrived two hours after Titanic had sunk; nevertheless, she was able to rescue 705 survivors from the ship's lifeboats.