Titanic Voices: 63 Survivors Tell Their Extraordinary Stories

Titanic Voices: 63 Survivors Tell Their Extraordinary Stories

by Hannah Holman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781445614434
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 05/02/2013
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 515,051
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Hannah Holman is the author of several books including the best selling Titanic Voices ('Heartstopping accounts' Juliet Gardiner, BBC History Magazine), Art Donahue's Life As A Battle Of Britain Spitfire Pilot ('Warmly recommended' All About History) & The Tommies' Manual 1916 ('A fascinating read' Great War Magazine). She studied English Literature at the University of Birmingham & works for a City firm managing public sector assets. Married with four children, she lives in Bath.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Notable Crew & Passengers 13

Note to the Reader 14

Lifeboat 7, Starboard Side, Launched 12.40 A.M. 15

1 Helen & Dickinson Bishop, First Class Passengers 15

2 Archie Jewell, Lookout 21

3 James McGough, First Class Passenger 24

Lifeboat 5, Starboard Side, Launched 12.45 A.M. 26

4 Eleanor Genevieve Cassebeer, First Class Passenger 26

5 Herbert Pitman, Third Officer 28

6 Catherine Crosby, First Class Passenger 38

7 Norman Chambers, First Class Passenger 40

Lifeboat 3, Starboard Side, Launched 12.55 A.M. 43

8 Elizabeth Shutes, First Class Passenger 43

9 Edith & Margaret Graham, First Class Passengers 47

10 Robert Daniel, First Class Passenger 49

Lifeboat 8, Port Side, Launched 1.00 A.M. 52

11 Ella White, First Class Passenger 52

12 Alice Leader & Countess Rothes, First Class Passengers 56

13 Constance Willard, First Class Passenger 57

Lifeboat I, Starboard Side, Launched 1.05 A.M. 59

14 Lucy Duff-Gordon. First Class Passenger 59

Lifeboat 6, Port Side, Launched 1.10 A.M. 81

15 Mary Smith, First Class Passenger 82

16 Margaret 'Molly' Brown, First Class Passenger 85

17 Arthur Peuchen, First Class Passenger 88

18 Robert Hichens, Quartermaster 106

Lifeboat 16, Port Side, Launched 1.20 A.M. 114

19 Annie Kelly, Third Class Passenger 114

20 Mary Sloan, Stewardess 115

21 Margaret Murphy, Third Class Passenger 117

Lifeboat 14, Port Side, Launched 1.25 A.M. 118

22 Charlotte Collyer, Second Class Passenger 118

23 Daisy Minahan, First Class Passenger 125

24 Esther & Eva Hart, Second Class Passengers 127

25 Joseph Scarrott, Able Seaman 133

26 Harold Lowe, Fifth Officer 139

Lifeboat 12, Port Side, Launched 1.30 A.M. 148

27 Imantita Shelley, Second Class Passenger 148

28 Laura Mao Cribb, Third Class Passenger 152

Lifeboat 9, Starboard Side, Launched 1.30 A.M 154

29 Berk Pickard, Third Class Passenger 154

Lifeboat 11, Starboard Side, Launched 1.35 AM. 156

30 Annie Robinson, Stewardess 156

31 Marie Jerwan, Second Class Passenger 158

Lifeboat 13, Starboard Side, Launched 1.40 AM. 160

32 Lawrence Beesley, Second Class Passenger 160

33 Washington Dodge, First Class Passenger 224

34 Mary Hewlett, Second Class Passenger 238

35 Frederick Barrett, Leading Fireman 239

36 Daniel Buckley, Third Class Passenger 241

Lifeboat Is, Starboard Side, Launched 1.40 A.M. 244

37 John Hart, Third Class Steward 244

38 George Cavell, Trimmer 260

Lifeboat 2, Port Side, Launched 1.45 A.M. 266

39 Mahala Douglas, First Class Passenger 266

40 Joseph Boxhall, Fourth Officer 269

41 Frank Osman, Able Seaman 280

Lifeboat 10, Port Side, Launched 1.50 A.M. 284

42 Edward Buley, Able Seaman 284

43 Mary Marvin, First Class Passenger 291

44 Gretchen Longley & Kornelia Andrews, First Class Passengers 292

Lifeboat 4, Port Side, Launched 1.50 AM. 294

45 Martha Stephenson & Elizabeth Eustis, First Class Passengers 294

46 Emily Ryerson, First Class Passenger 300

47 Gertrude Hippach, First Class Passenger 303

48 Marian Thayer, First Class Passenger 305

Lifeboat C, Starboard Side, Launched 2.00 AM. 307

49 Albert Pearcey, Third Class Steward 307

50 Mariana Assaf, Third Class Passenger 311

51 Abraham Hyman, Third Class Passenger 312

52 George Rowe, Quartermaster 314

53 Bruce Ismay, First Class Passenger 318

Lifeboat D, Port Side, Launched 2.05 A.M. 325

54 John Hardy, Chief Second Class Steward 326

55 Frederick & Anne Hoyt, First Class Passengers 327

56 Hugh Woolner, First Class Passenger 329

Lifeboat B, Port Side, Floated Off Titanic 2.15 A.M. 338

57 Archibald Grade, First Class Passenger 339

58 Harold Bride, Junior Wireless Officer 378

59 Jack Thayer, First Class Passenger 384

60 Charles Lightoller, Second Officer 385

Lifeboat A, Starboard Side, Floated Off Titanic 2.15 AM. 403

61 Olaus Abelseth, Third Class Passenger 403

62 August Weikman, Barber 407

63 Richard Williams, First Class Passenger 409

The Carpathia 410

64 Harold Cottam, Wireless Operator on Carpathia 410

65 Arthur Rostron, Captain of the Carpathia 413

Further Reading 426

List of Illustrations 430

Acknowledgements 437

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