The Titanic: The Unsinkable Ship
Suddenly, at 11:40 PM, the ship had crashed into an iceberg. It was total chaos, because people had to run for their lives, find their families, and quickly get into a lifeboat before anyone else. An awful amount of men had died because of a protocol stating that all woman and children should enter a life boat first.
Mrs. Meyer later recalled: "I tried and tried to get Edgar to come into the lifeboat with me, and pleaded to be allowed to stay behind and wait until he could leave, he not caring to leave before all the women had been saved. Mr. Meyer finally persuaded me to leave, reminding me of our one-year-old child at home. I entered the lifeboat and watched until the Titanic sank, but only for a short time did I see my husband standing beside the rail and assisting other women into boats in which he might have been saved.'' There was nothing left to do but scream and shout at that time, and that is exactly what Leila was doing. She was rescued on lifeboat #6 and luckily survived the tragic