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Posted Aboard R.M.S. Titanic

September 17, 1999 – March 12, 2001

Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, DC

Location: Stamps and Stories, Lower Level

This exhibition tells the story of the five postal sea clerks who perished aboard R.M.S. Titanic and features the following objects: Titanic mail bag keys; postal clerk Oscar Scott Woody's travel orders and watch; postal clerk John Starr March's pocket watch; and four facing slips, used to sort mail in transit aboard the Titanic.

R.M.S. = Royal Mail Ship.

Online exhibition