Posted Aboard R.M.S. Titanic

September 17, 1999 – March 12, 2001

National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

Stamps and Stories, Lower Level Floor Plan

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.