In this photo released Christies Auction House in New York, three artifacts from a crew member o f the R.M.S. Carpathia, a ship that was instrumental in rescuing survivors of the R.M.S. Titanic after it hit an iceberg and sank in 1912, are shown. In the upper left is a bronze medallion commissioned by Titanic survivor, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, and given to crew members for the Carpathia in gratitude for their part in the rescue. These are among items being offered at auction by Christies in its Ocean Liner Auction on Thursday, June 1, 2006, in New York.
Gallery: Titanic 100 year anniversary
Apr. 13, 2012 @ 06:23 PM
The Titanic sunk on April 15, 1912, and has remained a famous incident in world history ever since.