Tell me why a man should perish while a woman should be saved. I agree for the children, but is a woman's life more valuable than that of a man? However, in lifeboat 1 went who wanted to go, Hendrickson and the others in this boat didn't take the place of others. If also others would have boarded this boat, they could have done it. There simply weren't many person who wanted to leave the ship in the early stage of the sinking.