The Anglo-American Telegraph Company's CS Minia was chartered on 21 April and went to sea the following day under the command of W.E.S. DeCarteret, with undertaker H.W. Snow and the Rev. H.W. Cunningham (rector, Anglican Parish of St. George, Brunswick Street, Halifax) aboard.
The vessel arrived at the disaster area on Friday 26 April, where it joined the MacKay-Bennett and remained until 3 May. Bad weather hampered the search throughout. After a week, only 17 bodies had been recovered; 15 were brought to Halifax to be claimed or interred.
The listing below, constructed electronically from the 'Disposition of Bodies ex Titanic' list, provides information on the 17 bodies recovered by the Minia.
|Name||No. on List||How Disposed of||Remarks|
|Hays, Charles M.||307||Delivered to Mr. Howard G. Kelley, V.P., G.T. Ry., and taken to Montreal.||First class.|
|Unidentified, Male||308||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||Handkerchief marked "A.H.F." No other aids to identification.|
|Moen, Sigurd H.||309||Forwarded to New York, May 10th, for shipment to Norway by Scandinavian American Line.||Instructions, N.Y. Office, May 10th. Third class. Embarked Southampton.|
|Unidentified, Male||310||Buried at sea.||No aids to identification. Probably a fireman.|
|Donate, Italo||311||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||On crew list as Italio Donati-Vict. Dept.|
|Gerios, Youssef||312||Buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||Listed as third class. Embarked Cherbourg.|
|Gatti, L.||313||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||On crew list-Vict. Dept. (Restaurant manager)|
|Wiklund, Jacob Alfred||314||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||Listed as Jacob Wiklund, third class. Emb. Southampton.|
|Whitnam or Wilthnam or Wilthnarn,||315||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||Possibly H. Wittman. On crew list-Vict. Dept.|
|Stanbrook, A.||316||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||On crew list-Engine Dept.|
|Elliott, Edw||317||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||On crew list as E. Elliott-Engine Dept.|
|Unidentified, Male||318||Buried at sea.||Wore brass watch and chain. No other aids to identification. Probably a fireman.|
|Howell, C.||319||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||On crew list as A Howell-Vict. Dept.|
|Carlwright, L.A.||320||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||Not on crew list.|
|King, T.W.||321||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||On crew list E.W. King-Vict. Dept.|
|Fynney, Joseph J.||322||Delivered to Mr. Hoseason, C.N.S.S Co., to be taken to Montreal.||Listed as second class.|
|Mullin, Thomas A.||323||Buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.||On crew list as T. Mullen-Vict. Dept.|
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