Titanic, Third Class (Emigrant) Ticket
One hundred years ago today the Titanic left Southampton England en route to France and then Ireland to pick up additional passengers for its maiden voyage.
Four days later it hit an iceberg 375 miles south of Newfoundland.
If you were a third class passenger, your chance of survival was 25 percent.
First class passengers had a 62 percent survival rate. Second class passengers had a 41 percent survival rate. The crew had a 24 percent survival rate.
Image: An Emigrant — or third class — ticket for Lillian Asplund. Via Boston.com.