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On This Day in Nantucket History

April 14, 1912Read more from April 14, 1912

Matt Tierney was working the night shift at the Marconi wireless station in ‘Sconset in 1912 when he heard a faint distress signal from the Titanic. He relayed the message to New York and then worked for four days straight, relaying other messages that provided key information about the survivors of the ocean liner tragedy.  Read more from April 14, 1912

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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