About 15 years after a Hempfield family acquired a gold locket they believed belonged to a Titanic survivor, they might have solved the mystery of its ownership.
The round locket engraved with the letters "AWA" or "AMA" in intricate script might have been owned by Titanic survivor Annie Moore Ward of Philadelphia, they say.
The necklace is just one piece of Betty and Buz Carbone's cherished Titanic collection, which includes a lump of coal from the ship and newspapers detailing the tragedy.
Ward, who was 38 in April 1912, served as a personal maid for first-class passenger Charlotte Wardle Cardeza of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia.
Cardeza also survived when the world's largest passenger liner struck an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic Ocean, according to the Encyclopedia Titanica online, a repository of information relating to the ship.
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