Sunday evening, April 14, 1912.
Sigs. With M.P.A. Nil.
Titanic sending C.Q.D. Answer him, but he replies: "Can not read you, old man, but here my position, 41.46 N., 50.14 W. Come at once. Have struck berg." Informed captain.
Carpathia answers M.G.Y. M.G.Y. says: "Struck iceberg; come to our assistance at once." Sends position.
M.G.Y. still calling C.Q.D. Our captain reverses ship and steams for M.G.Y. We are about 50 miles off.
Frankfurt answers M.G.Y. M.G.Y. gives him his position and asks "Are you coming to our assistance?" D.F.T. asks: "What is the matter with you?" M.G.Y. replies: "We have struck iceberg and sinking; please tell captain to come." "O.K.; will tell the bridge right away." "O.K.; yes; quick."
M.G.Y. calling S.O.S.
M.G.Y. calling M.K.C.
M.G.Y. working M.P.A
M.G.Y. calling M.G.N. and C.Q.D.
M.G.Y. calling C.Q.D.
M.G.Y. gets M.K.C. and says "Captain says get your boats ready. Going down fast at the head."
D.F.T. says "Our captain will go for you."
M.G.Y. calling C.Q.D. and M.B.C.
M.G.Y. calling C.Q.D.
M.K.C. sends M.S.G. to M.G.Y. M.G.Y. replies "We are putting the women off in the boats."
M.G.Y. says C.Q.D. engine room flooded.
M.G.Y. tells M.K.C. sea calm.
D. K. F. asks: "Are there any boats around you already?" No reply.
M.K.C. sends M.S.G. to M.G.Y. M.G.Y. acknowledges it and sends Rd.
D.F.T. and S.B.A. (Russian liner Birma) calling M.G.Y. No reply.
Monday, April 15, 1912
M.K.C., D. F. T and M.B.C. calling M.G.Y. No reply.
S.B.A. tells D.F.T. he is 70 miles from M.G.Y.
All quiet now. M.G.Y. hasn't spoken since 11.47 p.m.
M.P.A. sends: "If you are there, we are firing rockets."
M.P.A. calling M.G.Y.
S.B.A. thinks he hears M.G.Y., so sends "Steaming full speed to you; shall arrive you 6 in the morning. Hope you are safe. We are only 50 miles now."
M.P.A. calls M.G.Y.
All quiet; we're stopped amongst pack ice.
S.B.A. and D.F.T. working.
S.B.A. and D.F.T. working. We back out of ice and cruise around. Large bergs about.
M.W.L. calls C.Q. I answer him and advise him of M.G.Y. and send him M.G.Y.'s position.
M.W.L. working D.F.T.; D.F.T. sends him the same.
M.W.L. working M.G.N.
M.W.L. working S.B.A.
Sigs. M.W.L.; wants my position; send it. We're very close.
M.P.A. reports rescued 20 boatloads.
M.B.C. sends S.G. to M.W.L.: "Stand by immediately. You have been instructed to do so frequently. Balfour. inspector."
M.P.A. calls C.Q. and says: "No need to stand by him; nothing more can be done." Advise my captain, who has been cruising around the ice field with no result. Ship reversed. Standing by rest of day. M.P.A. and M.K.C. very busy.
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