Inger Sheil

  • Articles, Stories and Pictures (23)

    Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
    Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes its title from Mark Twain’s famous observation that enduringly characterised an era, and the reference is an apt one. “The Gilded Age” is a powerful descriptive of a period in which surf...
    GILDED LIVES, FATAL VOYAGE 
    Titanic Captain: The Life of Edward John Smith
    Inger Sheil reviews a fully revised biography of Titanic's Captain...
    TITANIC CAPTAIN: THE LIFE OF EDWARD JOHN SMITH 
    Loses All His Money
    Charles Dahl who took the Titanic from Southampton en route to his mother’s home in North Dakota, lost in the sinking ship a wallet which contained all the money he had in the world....
     
    Says Musicians Knelt as they Played Hymn
    “He made me leave him,” she said brokenly. “I shouldn’t have done it otherwise. Oh, they were brave and splendid, all the men. They died like brave men. ...
     
    Moody Memorial Cup
    The Cup presented by Mrs Day and other relatives of J P Moody, who was lost in the "Titanic", to perpetuate his memory on board, reached the Ship during the Easter holidays, and is a great acquisition to our collection of trophies in the...
     
    Joseph Groves Boxhall - Radio Interview
    [Listen to the recording] I went on watch at 8 o&...
     
    All the Horrors Seem to Happen at Night
    James Moody’s First Atlantic CrossingSpectators agreed the fire that raged through the New Jersey shore on May 29, 1904 was second in ferocity only to the catastrophe of June 1900. That fire, four years before, had de...
    ALL THE HORRORS SEEM TO HAPPEN AT NIGHT 
    Mrs. Harris Gains Strength
    Mrs. Henry B Harris, widow of the theatrical manager who was lost on the Titanic, was regaining strength yesterday, but she was still in a nervous condition. Her shoulder, which she injured a day before the sinking of the ship, was healing normally. ...
     
    Baby Thought Lost Is Safe
    Mrs Aks and Child, Titanic Survivors, Reach NorfolkNorfolk, Va – April 24 – Mrs. Leah Aks and her infant, survivors from the Titanic disaster, has [sic] arrived here, but the woman was too ill to talk and had to go to bed. Mrs. Aks came t...
     
    Butt A Courtier to Death, Says Woman
    Washington, April 19 – A graphic story of the heroism of Maj. Archibald W. Butt on the Titanic was told today in an interview given by Miss Marie Young, a former resident of Washington.1 Miss Young is believed to have been the last woma...
     
    Among the Missing
    One of the Titanic's first-class passengers not yet accounted for is Mr. W. H. Parr, a young electrical engineer, whose wife, with her infant child, is now in Northwich on a visit to her father, Mr. Joseph Poole, a guardian over-seer and a well-known mid-Cheshire public man....
     
    Clapton Widow's Application
    Mrs Sarah Wood, the widow of the second-class steward of the ill-fated “Titanic,” – the late James Thomas Wood, of 7, Narford-road, Upper Clapton – applied at Shoreditch County Court yesterday with regard to the disposal of a ...
     
    Freshfield Airman - One of the Titanic's Orchestra
    Our photo is of Mr. William T. Brailey, who was a member of the now famous and heroic orchestra of the Titanic. Mr. Brailey was at one time associated with Mr. Compton Paterson at the Freshfield aerodrome, and Mr. J. Gaunt at the Southport hanger. He...
     
    Gravestone (1)
    In Ever Loving MemoryofEvelyn Louisa LamminMoodyBorn December 26th 1857Died December 17th 1898"Be Thou Faithful Unto DeathAnd I will Give Thee A Crown of Life"AlsoIn Loving Memory of...
     
    Gravestone (2)
    In Loving Memoryof myDevoted HusbandHarold Godfrey LoweCom. R.D. R.N.R.Who Passed AwayMay 12th 1944Aged 61 YearsI Thank My God Upon Every RemembranceOf YouPhil. 1.3.Also ...
     
    Mail Clerk O. S. Woody Was Loyal to the Last
    STROVE WITH HIS ASSOCIATES TO SAVE THE MAIL MATTER ON THE TITANICJames M Woody of Roxboro, N.C. reached here Saturday afternoon to make inquiry about the death of his brother, Oscar S. Woody, mail clerk, who was among the victims of the T...
     
    Mount Charles Victims
    It is now almost certain that Mr. W. H. Nancarrow and Mr. Alex. Robins have gone down with the ill-fated liner. Hopes were held that at least Mrs. Robins might have secured a place in the rescue boats, but now the Carpathia has reached the shore it i...
     
    Reported Port Isaac Victim
    It is greatly feared that Mr. Frank Couch, registered in the Titanic as 28, A.B., of Port Isaac, is among the victims of that terrible disaster. On Saturday last there was a ray of hope, the name of Church appearing among the survivors, but a wir...
     
    Sorrow in Jewish Home
    In the case of Mr. Herbert Klein, his home, his parents, his wife and children, are all in Leeds, and the Jewish community in the city has been moved to sympathy by the feared loss of one of the most popular of their young men. Mr. Herber...
     
    Stewardesses Interviewed
    Shortly before the special train steamed out of the docks, two of the stewardesses who are returning to their homes – Mrs. Gold and Mrs. Martin granted a brief interview, in which they narrated their experiences. They were first-class stewar...
     
    The Brave Bandsmen - A Belgian Memorial
    A movement has been started at Liege to commemorate, by a suitable and picturesque monument, the heroic behaviour of the band on board the Titanic. Of the eight members of the band, one, George Krins, was a young and most promising musician, born at ...
     
    Titanic survivor tells graphic story
    Frederick Harris, 57, Melville-Road, Mill-lane, Gosport, had also a graphic story to tell. When the last moment came, and it was found that all the boat[sic] were gone and the vessel was going to sink, there was wild confusion. Deck chairs, and a...
     
  • Biographies (16)

    Charles Edward Andrews
    Victualling Crew

    John Foley
    Deck Crew

    Albert Ernest Fryer
    Engineering Crew

    Albert Sylvanus Hunt
    Engineering Crew

    Hugh Walter McElroy
    Victualling Crew

    Frank Winnold Prentice
    Victualling Crew

    Fred Toms
    Victualling Crew

    William Wynn
    Deck Crew