Obituaries only the niceties are said of the person. As reading the story of Lord Kylsant, paints a very story of Pirrie when he becomes the Chairman of H&W. Pirrie may of been the greatest ship builder including his shipyards in Scotland. But as business man making profits in many ways was a failure! Racking up huge bank loans and struggling to pay of the over drafts to the point coming close to bankrupt H&W four times! Died in debt and not owning H&W too!