A postcard written a worker the Titanic in 1912 could fetch $15,000 an auction in the USA. The card was written Jack Phillips, the ship's senior wireless operator. He wrote the card to his sister while the Titanic was port in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He wrote: "Very busy working late. Hope to leave Monday and arrive in Southampton Wednesday afternoon. Hope you are OK." His message ends the words, "Love, Jack." The postcard features photos the Titanic on one side. On the address side the card there is a postmark from a post office in Belfast. The card is one many objects from the wreck of the Titanic in a multi-million-dollar auction.
The Titanic was a British passenger liner completed 1912. Its builders said the ship's design made it unsinkable. It embarked its maiden voyage Southampton to New York on April the 10th, 1912 and sank the North Atlantic Ocean five days later. The ship hit an iceberg. The impact made a huge hole the ship's hull. the estimated 2,224 passengers and crew board, more than 1,500 died. Mr Phillips abandoned ship as water flooded the Titanic. He escaped and ended on an overturned lifeboat. He waited to be rescued but died exposure to severe cold. He was 25 years old. The story of the Titanic was made a 1997 Oscar-winning movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio.