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Lifejacket from Titanic survivor goes on display

A lifejacket - believed to have been used by a survivor of the Titanic - has gone on display in a Hampshire museum.

It's thought it could have been thrown from the liner, Carpathia, which went to help the victims of the disaster. Like other debris from the Titanic it should have been destroyed - but it wasn't. It is now on display in Southampton's Sea City Museum.

Maria Newbery, Sea City Museum, explains:


Titanic biscuit could be sold for £10,000 at auction

The biscuit was found in a Titanic lifeboat Credit: Henry Aldridge

The world's most valuable biscuit is to be sold at auction in Wiltshire. It could fetch up to £10,000.

The Spillers and Bakers 'Pilot' biscuit survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. The biscuit was part of a survival kit stored within one of the lifeboats and was kept as a souvenir.

It will go under the hammer at Henry Aldridge & Son auctioneers in Devizes, Wiltshire on 24 October.

The biscuit was kept by a passenger on board the SS Carpathia which went to the aid of survivors from Titanic.

He put the biscuit in an envelope with a note, saying the snack was from Titanic.

Titanic letter to go under the hammer

This letter from the owners of the Titanic will be sold at auction Credit: Henry Aldridge & Son

A letter from the owners of the Titanic to the family of an officer who died when the ship sunk, is to be sold at auction in Wiltshire.

It asks for money to return the body of James Moody, to England.

He was on watch when the ship struck the iceberg. However his remains were never found.

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