Trying to find info on Lifeboat 5...


I am related by marriage (husbands Great Grandfather) to survivor Elgar John Guy, Boot steward. We know he was on Lifeboat 5, poss in charge and that he saved a 1st Class passenger Mrs J Taylor. I would like to find out as much as possible. Would much appreciate some help as this is the first time I have been on a forum. Thanks
 
Hallo, Zoe. Guy was indeed in boat 5 but not in charge. Boat 5 was in fact one of the few to be lowered with an officer on board (Herbert Pitman, 3rd Officer). Guy and some other crewmen were ordered aboard to row the boat. Apart from a couple of stowaways, all the passengers were 1st Class including Mrs Juliet Taylor and her husband, so I wonder why Guy mentioned her in particular?
 
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