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TITANIC Honors All Nurses

Start:
May 1 @ 12:00 am
End:
May 31 @ 12:00 am

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.

 

EVENT DETAILS

Start:
May 1 @ 12:00 am
End:
May 31 @ 12:00 am

Location

TITANIC Museum Attraction
2134 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
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