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Titanic survivor memorialized

October 25, 2009|Times Wire Reports

The ashes of the last Titanic survivor were scattered at the English port where the ship began its ill-fated voyage in 1912.

Millvina Dean, who was 9 weeks old when her parents took her aboard the ship, died May 31 at 97.

Her ashes were scattered by her partner, Bruno Nordmanis, on the water at Southampton Docks. British Titanic Society members and friends of Dean gathered for the ceremony.

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