1. Arun Vajpey

    Peuchen's bonds and other forgotten fortunes

    I have read on several reliable accounts (including ET) that many First Class passengers left behind money, bonds and valuables that they could have taken with them on lifeboats without too much difficulty. Of course, some of them survived while others didn't, but at the time of leaving their...
  2. Encyclopedia Titanica

    Major Peuchen

    Major Peuchen's Predicament
  3. Encyclopedia Titanica

    Titanic survivor Maj. Arthur Peuchen was scorned back home

    Maj Arthur Peuchen was barely installed in his suite at the Waldorf Astoria when he began regaling newspaper reporters with vivid tales of his escape and scathing denunciations of Titanics captain Edward John Smith and of the White Star Lines managing director J Bruce Ismay whom he accused of...
  4. Encyclopedia Titanica

    Toronto Titanic passenger Arthur Godrey Peuchen had qualms about Captain Smith

    RMS Titanic left Southampton England at noon on April 10 1912 and it wasnt long before the fears of Torontos Maj Arthur Godfrey Peuchen started to seem like prophecy An experienced yachtsman himself Peuchen thought Capt Edward John Smith was at 62 too old and his career too starcrossed to be...
  5. J

    Lt Colonel Peuchen's Service in the Great War

    Could anyone fill me in on Lt Colonel Peuchen`s war service ? Out of interest was near the front lines at Flanders,the Somme, and the Canadian`s glorious victory at Vimy Ridge.
  6. John Clifford

    Arthur Peuchen in Alberta

    Arthur Peuchen owned property in Alberta, both near Calgary, and in Hinton. Question: did Arthur Peuchen reside at a former site of Standard Chemical Company (1897-1914), near Hinton? Or was it a former location for the Queen's Own Rifles? I will be in Calgary and Edmonton next May, and...
  7. P

    Peuchen is this true

    From Charles Pellegrino's website: In his 1962 account, R.N.Williams described a man who threw his wallet overboard, after the first lifeboats were launched but before the water reached C deck. Though Williams did not identify the wallet-thrower, his tale appears to cross over to Walter...
  8. P

    Peuchen and Saalfeld's cabins in the wreck

    This might be a question for Ken Marshall.... Did the Cameron 2001 expedition visit Peuchen's (C104) or Adolphe Saalfeld's (C106) cabin? They were opposite the grand staircase on C-deck so would have been accessible? Thanks Paul --
  9. A

    Major Arthur Peuchen

    I am Arthur Peuchen's great-great nephew and would be really interested to hear from anyone with any new information about him. Especially what happened in the years AFTER the Titanic disaster. Many thanks
  10. P

    Mystery items in the Debris Field

    Hi all, This is my first post on these boards, so please treat me gently! ;-) Last Saturday, I attended a talk at the Science Museum in London (which is hosting an exhibit of Titanic artefacts) where a perfumist recounted the story of how Adolphe Saalfeld's samples of perfumes were recovered...
  11. J

    Arthur Peuchen

    i have found out that Major Peuchen didnt go down into boat 6 to help man it but went down for somthing more serios.2 additional ropes on the stern of boat 6 were tangled and he went down to untangle the ropes when the ropes straightened he fell into the boat and his walet fell out.