Mr. Wallace Henry Hartley

The Bandmaster on the RMS Titanic, Hartley had led orchestras in Harrogate and Bridlington as well as being a member of the Savage Club, Leeds. Prior to joining the Titanic, Hartley worked on the Cunard Liner Mauretania. It was Hartley who encouraged the orchestra to continue playing after the ship struck the iceberg with ragtime melodies drowning the tragic cries for help. Hartley died during the sinking and his body was later found with a gold fountain pen, diamond solitaire ring, silver cigarette case and match box in his possession. Hartley left behind a fiancée in Boston, USA. 

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Lord William James Pirrie

Lord Pirrie was a partner in Harland & Wolff Shipyard, Belfast and later became Chairman following the death of Sir Edward Harland. He was also elected as Lord Mayor of Belfast in 1896 as well as bearing many other honorary titles. Lord Pirrie was responsible for securing the contracts from White Star Line. He proposed a series of 'Olympic' class ships which included the Olympic and the Titanic, giants of the ocean and magnificent in every way.

 

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Mr. Gustav Wilhelm Wolff

Gustav Wilhelm Wolff began his early career managing Harland & Wolff shipyard, Belfast. As the shipyard developed, it changed to Limited Company status in 1888 and Wolff was appointed as Director. He retired from Harland & Wolff in 1906.

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Sir Edward James Harland

Sir Edward James Harland was the founder of Harland & Wolff Shipyard in Belfast along with Gustav William Wolff. Harland & Wolff Shipyard is located on Queens Island at Belfast's River Lagan. In 1870 Harland and Wolff built their first White Star line vessel called the Oceanic. Over the years Harland & https://www.viagrasansordonnancefr.com/viagra-naturel/ Wolff built over seventy vessels for the White Star Line. The Shipyard provided substantial employment opportunities with over 15,000 working at the Belfast yard. Working conditions were tough in the industry and it is reported that there were eight fatalities during the construction of the Titanic. 

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Mr. Joseph Dawson

Joseph Dawson from Dublin, Ireland travelled to Southampton, UK searching for work. He joined the RMS Titanic as a Trimmer, channeling coal to the firemen at the furnaces. Dawson did not survive the disaster and his body was recovered for burial in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Mrs. Rhoda Mary Abbott (Rosa)

Rhoda Mary Abbott was aboard the Titanic travelling with her two sons Rossmore Edward and Eugene Joseph to East Providence, Rhode Island. As disaster struck, Rhoda and her sons jumped overboard, Rhodda managed to pull herself into a lifeboard however, tragically, Rossmore and Eugene were lost. Only the body of Rossmore was recovered. Rhoda is remembered for surviving the disaster and was the only woman to survive having been submerged in the icy Atlantic. The remainder of Rhoda's life was plagued by unemployment and illness which is regretful given the strength she had to survive one of the most tragic of disasters and yet have little happiness following website it.

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Mr. Lawrence Beesley

Beesley was a second-class passenger on the Titanic and was travelling to America on holiday and to visit his brother in Toronto. He was a widower with a young son. When the Titanic struck the iceberg, Beesley went to A-Deck to investigate and quickly returned to gather some possessions. Beesley survived the disaster and watched from a lifeboat as the ship of dreams sank. During the chaos and despair in the lifeboats, Beesley tried to comfort a crying baby and soon discovered that the lady holding the baby had mutual friends in Ireland. Beesley went on to write a successful book about his experience, he later attended a filming of 'A Night to Remember' and was remembered for attempting to remain on the ship as the sinking scenes were being filmed.

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Mrs. Margaret (Molly) Brown

Renowned as a survivor of the Titanic Margaret (Molly) Brown was the daughter of a ditch-digger and received little formal education. However, Molly met and married a silver-mine manager in 1886 and found they their fortune with a gold strike.buy Prednisone online Molly and her husband moved to Denver but were unsuccessful in entering Denver society. Molly began frequenting New York, Newport and Europe and began partying among the rich and famous, continuing this on board the RMS Titanic as a first class passenger. However, during the sinking of the Titanic, Molly was remembered for helping command a lifeboat and helping ill survivors. In America, Molly https://www.viagrasansordonnancefr.com/viagra-naturel/ Brown was celebrated as 'The Unsinkable Mrs. Brown'.

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Colonel John Jacob Astor IV

Renowned for building the Astoria Hotel, New York which when joined to his cousin's Waldorf hotel resulted in the famous Waldorf-Astoria hotel.  Mr. Astor and his wife were returning to America as first class passengers on the RMS Titanic, when disaster struck  Astor and his wife waited in the ship's gymnasium wearing lifebelts. However, Astor remained unperturbed and felt safer in the gym than on the deck of the ship. It wasn't long before Astor and his wife returned to the deck where lifeboat 4 was being loaded. Astor's wife boarded the boat and Second Officer Charles Lightoller told Astor that no men could board until all women were loaded onto the boats. Astor stood back and his body was acheter viagra later recovered. 

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Mr. Joseph Bruce Ismay

Joseph Bruce Ismay, Chairman and Managing Director of the White Star Line survived the disaster but was vilified for fleeing the sinking Titanic while passengers lost their lives. Ismay sailed away from the doomed ship while women and children remained stranded and faced with death. There are many tales surrounding Ismay however, he remains ostracised and labeled as one of the biggest cowards in history. Subsequently, he resigned as Chairman of the White Star Line in 1913 and maintained a low profile.

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