38 items found relating to : Trimmer
|TITANIC TRIMMER GEORGE CAVELL
Photograph of former Titanic trimmer George Henry Cavell, from an identity card c. 1918. ...
|TOWER HILL, LONDON WAR MEMORIAL
In Memory Of Fireman and Trimmer George Terrill Thresher SS Parkhill (Methil) Merchant Navy Who Died aged 52 [Fireman and Trimmer Thresher, Son of George Samuel and Catherine Thresher, husband of Jane Thresher of Felling, Co. Durh...
|PROUDFOOT FAMILY INFORMATION
Richard Royston Proudfoot, signed on as a trimmer for the Titanic engine department in April 1912. His birth was registered at Plymouth, Devon in the September Quarter of 1890. He was the son of Royston Jesse Proudfoot and Jane Gendle (nee W...
|TITANIC DISCHARGED CREW
Crew members, most of whom had "signed-on" but, for one reason or another, failed to board the ship or were not aboard when the accident occurred. ...
|EUSTACE PHILIP SNOW
Photograph of Titanic survivor, Trimmer Eustace Philip Snow. ...
|New York Times||LEAPED FROM LINER AT SEA TO SAVE MAN
9th May 1913
Majestic's First Officer Dived Overboard after Coal Trimmer Who Attempted Suicide --- BUT LIFEBOAT MADE RESCUE --- Gift from Passengers for Officer's Deed--Another of Crew who Sought Death Successful --- The ...
|The Times||LIFE-SAVING AT SEA
12th July 1913
AWARD OF THE KING'S MEDALS The King has been pleased, on the recommendation of the President of the Board of Trade, to award medals for gallantry in saving life at sea to the folowing persons: A silver medal t...
|The Times||PRESENTATION OF MEDALS FOR GALLANTRY
17th December 1913
BUCKINGHAM PALACE, DEC. 16---The King this morning decorated the following with medals for acts of gallantry on land and at sea as stated against their names:--- BOARD OF TRADE MEDALS Lieutenant ...
|MR WILLIAM TAGGART - DELIVERY CREW TRIMMER
Mr William Taggart was born in Belfast in 1889 and began work with the Harland & Wolff yard as an apprentice. He was one of the workers who helped to build Titanic from day one. He had also been a crewmember of the Olympic. When the Titanic...
|CLEAN-SHAVEN MCQUILLAN, THE MYSTERY BLADE-DONOR?
(William McQuillan, from a family photo)...
|THE MILLER'S SON
Albert Barker was born in the village of King's Worthy on the River Itchen in Hampshire, just a few miles upstream from the dock where Titanic would begin its voyage 19 years later. His father was a miller at nearby Abbot's W...
|The Epsom, Ewell & Banstead Post||TITANIC SURVIVOR TO BE COMMEMORATED
23rd March 2005
Titanic disaster survivor George Pelham, a one-time patient of one of the Epsom cluster of former psychiatric hospitals, will be commemorated. One of the roads on the Livingstone Park housing development being built by Charles Church, on t...
|TITANIC VICTIMS BURIED AT FAIRVIEW LAWN CEMETERY
Row 1 ...
|Daily Mirror||THE FIGHT FOR THE TITANICS LAST LIFEBOAT
17th May 1912
One of the most thrilling narratives of the Titanic, disaster is that of Frank Dymond, an ex-Navy man, who was placed in charge of boat No. 15...
|The Witney Gazette||TITANIC SURVIVORS' STORIES ON ARRIVAL AT PLYMOUTH
4th May 1912
One hundred and sixty-seven survivors of the crew of the Titanic landed at Plymouth on Sunday from the Red Star liner Lapland. They told a large number of full and graphic stories of the disaster. One of the chief facts brought to light i...
Brian J. Ticehurst
FREDERICK SHEATH was born in 1892 at number 12 Bell Street, Southampton, the house was a two-up, two-down terraced house with an outside toilet and no garden. Bell Street was situated in the lower, poorer part of town and not f...
|New-York Tribune||MAJESTIC IN WITH CHIEF OFFICER A HERO
9th May 1913
Passengers Cheer David Blair, Who Risked Life in Fog to Save Fireman --- DIVED IN MIDOCEAN --- Women Weep as Gallant Sailor and Man for Whom He Jumped Are Helped Over Side ---...
|BELFAST TITANIC MEMORIAL HAS TOO MANY NAMES!
The Titanic Wall in Belfast contains the names of 1,512 alleged Titanic victims but there are 16 victims too many on the wall. ...
|Titanica!||THE UNFORTUNATE TALE OF LITTLE WALTEE
4th August 2012
Dave Fredericks explores the tragic story of Little Waltee, the four-year-old son of Titanic Trimmer Walter Fredericks....
|Titanica!||LIFEBOATS EXTINGUISHED THEIR LIGHTS!
6th December 2011
Lifeboats from the Titanic extinguished their lights in order not to become attractive beacons for swimmers after the sinking....
|Titanica!||ERNEST GILL IN AUSTRALIA
29th July 2009
Judiciously, Ernest Gill journeyed to Australia. The former Californian crewman, a profiteer from the Titanic disaster, plied his seafaring trade Down Under in years thereafter. A do...
|Titanica!||THE REAL JACK DAWSON
11th March 2001
Jack Dawson was a fictional character but new research reveals fascinating insights into his namesake - one of the most intriguing of Titanic victims....
|Titanic Review||THE TITANIC: EVERYTHING WAS AGAINST US
16th May 2012
Dr Paul Lee reviews a new Titanic book which brings an unorthodox approach to Titanic storytelling....
|Titanica!||A HOLY GRAIL - THE MISSING DEPOSITIONS
6th May 2004
THERE is an undiscovered Titanic out there… one that may hold greater meaning than relocated rust at the bottom of the North Atlantic. The lost Titanic arguably resides in 138 crew depositions of the subjecti...
|Titanica!||WALTER FRANCIS FREDERICKS : A BIOGRAPHY
25th September 2009
David William Fredericks
A brief biography of Walter Francis Fredericks (14 Apr 1891 – 30 Jun 1960) with a focus on the events of April 1912 Walter Francis Fredericks’ grandfather was Francis Fredericks – a Naturalised British...
|Lloyds Weekly News||LORD CHARLES BERESFORD TRIBUTE TO THE BLACK SQUAD
A fine tribute to the engineers and boiler room staff of the Titanic, the Black Squad, who stood their posts in the bowels of the ship, to the last, was paid by Lord Charles Beresford in a letter to the Times. He Wrote: - In th...
|Torquay Directory||MAN WITH TWO NAMES : TORQUAY PENSIONER AND HIS SAILOR SON
23rd April 1913
Claim For Loss on the “Titanic” At Torquay County Court on Saturday Judge Lush-Wilson arbitrated in an action under the Workman’s Compensation Act by George Barnhouse, of Stentiford’s Hill, T...
|Voyage||A TRAGIC FRIENDSHIP
15th January 2000
Dave and Barb Shuttle
How documents recovered from the wreck of the Titanic reveal a friendship which ended in disaster....
|Titanica!||DEFENDING FLEET AND LEE
14th January 2009
The iceberg that doomed the Titanic and 1,523 people to die left a gash of about 300 feet in the ship’s side from beneath the stem of her bow to the boiler room number 6. The 1997 film that took her name as it’s title go...
|Titanica!||PLUCKED FROM THE SEA?
11th July 1999
Peter Engberg and Tad Fitch
Survivors' Claims Reconsidered...
|Titanica!||WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BIG NECK NICHOLS?
10th July 2015
Was Titanic's Quartermaster sent below never to return? ...
|DESCRIPTION OF RECOVERED BODIES
NO. 1. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE. - 10-12....
|Titanica!||HARD A STARBOARD
31st January 2015
Another look at that hard right turn......
|Voyage||ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE
23rd May 2013
Author’s note: The story of Titanic’s sinking revolves around what took place on the navigation bridge, yet many people are not entirely clear on how it functioned, what the duties of the officers and crew were, and exactly who ...
|Titanica!||RHEIMS, LIGHTOLLER, AND THE OFFICER'S SUICIDE ENIGMA
14th October 2008
If the enigma of the "officer’s suicide" had been a work of fiction created by Rex Stout, creator of the legendary fictional sleuth Nero Wolfe, chances are Stout would have called it "Too Many Questions". For the q...
|Titanica!||JOHN EDWARD HART: DUBIOUS HERO
26th January 2001
Was Hart really a hero?...
|Titanica!||THE FATAL JOURNEY OF THIRD CLASS MEN ON THE TITANIC
3rd July 2001
Was survival or loss determined the Titanic's design?...
|Titanica!||ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES
4th March 2010
A FLASH OF LIGHT IN THE SKY The story of what took place on the tramp steamer Californian the night of April 14, 1912, is one of those tales that cause some ...