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Published April 08, 2012, 12:00 AM

Photo gallery: H.F. Chaffee

Photos both current and historical of H.F. Chaffee, who died when the Titanic sank


Mark Chaffee points out his grandparents’ grave site in Amenia, N.D. H.F. Chaffee died aboard the Titanic, and Carrie Chaffee survived the disaster. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

  • Mark Chaffee points out his grandparents’ grave site in Amenia, N.D. H.F. Chaffee died aboard the Titanic, and Carrie Chaffee survived the disaster. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • A photo composite of H.F.’s wife, Carrie Chaffee, and the White Star Line pin, which was owned by her, is featured on the comprehensive White Star Line Memorial Foundation website. Courtesy of White Star Line Memorial Foundation
  • Mark Chaffee points out what the H.F. Chaffee home in Amenia, N.D., looked like. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • The carriage house is the only thing left of the H.F. Chaffee home in Amenia, N.D. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
  • This survivor list from the Titanic lists Mrs. H.F. Chaffee among the first-class survivors. <br /><br />Institute for Regional Studies Archives, NDSU, Fargo
  • Mark Chaffee displays a copy of the Duluth News Tribune articles from 1912 describing the tale of his grandparents, H.F. Chaffee and Carrie Chaffee, who were passengers on the ill-fated Titanic. David Samson / The Forum
  • Carrie Chaffee requested that the Amenia, N.D., home she once shared with H.F. be torn down because she couldn’t bear to live there after her beloved husband died. Courtesy of the Institute for<br /><br />Regional Studies Archives, NDSU, Fargo
  • A formal portrait of H.F. and Carrie Chaffee with two of their children. Courtesy of the Institute for Regional Studies Archives, NDSU, Fargo
  • H.F. Chaffee (fifth from left) is shown in front of the office for the Amenia and Sharon Land Company, of which he was president. Courtesy of the Institute for Regional Studies Archives, NDSU, Fargo
  • At bottom, this letter, sent to the Chaffee family, reports that H.F. Chaffee’s name did not appear among the list of first-class passengers who survived the shipwreck. Courtesy of the Institute for Regional Studies Archives, NDSU, Fargo