April 15,1912: The First Lifeboat Reaches Carpathia / Boxhall Informs Rostron of What Has Happened

Monday, April 15th
4:10am

After arriving at the scene, the Carpathia drifts toward Lifeboat 2 with 4th Officer Boxhall in command. The passengers of this boat are brought aboard. Boxhall is the first of Titanic's officers to inform Captain Rostron of Titanic's sinking.

Boxhall (left) and Rostron (right)


Video Provided By: "The Titanic" (1997)


All of Titanic's remaining passengers and crew make their way toward the Carpathia. By 8:30am all of the survivors have been brought aboard. Thirteen of Titanic's lifeboats are recovered and stored on Carpathia's deck.