Titanic's Third Officer an Old Merchant Venturer

Bristol Times and Mirror

Mr. H. J. Pitman, third officer on the Titanic, who was one of the four officers saved from the wreck is an West Countryman, being born at Castle Cary, in Somerset. His age is 34, and he received the shore part of his nautical training in the navigation department of the Merchant Venturers' Technical College, under Mr. E. F. White, passing in May 1900 his examination as second mate, in June 1902 the examination as first mate, and qualifying as master mariner in August 1906.

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