TITANIC Honors All Nurses
TITANIC Museum Attraction honors all nurses during the month of May. All nurses receive complimentary admission to the TITANIC Museum throughout the month. Reservations are required and a valid Nurse ID or badge must be presented for admission.
Did You Know?
In honor of all nurses, here’s a little Titanic trivia for everyone…
How many nurses were on board the Titanic?
There were 7 confirmed Nurses & Future Nurses on Titanic:
- Violet Jessop: Served as a nurse on the hospital ship Britannic during WWI
- Caroline Endres: Trained nurse who served as the nursemaid of Madeleine Astor
- Susan Ryerson: Later trained and served as a bacteriologist during WWI
- Evelyn Marsden: Trained nurse who boarded Titanic as a Stewardess
- Elizbeth Burns: Trained nurse who served as the nursemaid of Robert Spedden
- Edith Pears: Served as a nurse and drove an ambulance for the British Red Cross during WWI
- Lucy Ridsdale: Trained nurse who had worked in a nursing home
How many of the nurses survived?
All 7 of the Nurses listed above survived.
Where was a hospital room on Titanic?
There was one main hospital for passengers in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Class, located near the middle of the starboard side of D Deck. It included an infectious hospital that had a separate ventilation system for quarantine needs. The crew had its own hospital on C Deck.
There were no actual surgeries performed on the ship.