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Where the many are buried

One of the many graves in Halifax, Nova Scotia Photo: ITV Meridian

Ships went out to find survivors, but returned with the bodies of those who died. The closest coastal town that could cope with the grim task was Halifax, Nova Scotia. The local undertakers who dealt with 280 bodies. The dead remain there today in three cemeteries as most families could not afford to bring relatives home. The White Star Line refused to assist and had stopped the pay of crew members once Titanic had sunk declaring its employees had been 'discharged at sea'. In this exclusive report ITV Correspondent, Mike Pearse, reports from Halifax where he met Gerry Lunn of the Museum of the Atlantic; Canadian historian Blair Beed and Titanic expert Rob Gordon.