Titanic Lifeboat No. 14

Titanic lifeboat 14. The fourth/fifth/sixth boat to be lowered from the port side. Fifth Officer Lowe took charge of the boat. About 30-32 passengers were in it and there were ten or eleven crewmen and two stewardesses; probably no more than 45 in total when lowered. Lowe thought that the crowd began to be unruly and men threatened to jump into it, so as a matter of precaution, he fired a few times in the air with his gun when the boat was lowered away. Nobody was hit. People heard the shootings, however, and it may turn out that those who heard it thought that people were shot and killed. One young man had tried to enter the boat and been thrown out and either him or another man was threatened by officer Lowe, at gunpoint. When No. 14 was near the water, there was some sort of trouble and they let the boat drop three or four feet, which apparently led to the boat springing a leak and water started pouring into it, and some ladies had to take care of that problem. Later in the night, they encountered boats 4, 10, 12 and D and officer Lowe decided to distribute his passengers among the others boats, wanting to go back to the wreckage to see if he could save people in the water. It is believed that eight or ten crew remained, as well as second class passenger Charles Williams, whom Lowe took for rowing before the boat was lowered away (Williams would later claim that he had been swimming around in the water, yet officer Lowe's testimony proves that Williams entered the boat from the deck). Rowing into the area, No. 14 encountered few left alive: First class passenger William Hoyt was hauled in but died, a Chinese third class passenger was rescued as well as steward Harold Phillimore. There may have been a fourth person rescued, even though some in the crew thought there were three saved and one died and another crewman said they found four, but two died. After having rescued these people, they spotted waterfilled collapsible boat A and took the few people from it into boat 14. There were perhaps a dozen people on boat A. No. 14 reached the Carpathia, after 7 o'clock in the morning, with perhaps 28 or so people on board.

Lifeboat summary by Peter Engberg

We found 39 people.

Name Age Class/Dept Ticket Joined Job Boat [Body]
39 2nd Class Passenger 29750
£39
Southampton 14
15 2nd Class Passenger 29750
£39
Southampton Scholar 14
35 2nd Class Passenger 13528
£21
Southampton Personal Maid 14
Photograph of Clear Annie Cameron
28 2nd Class Passenger 2003
£27
Southampton 14
Photograph of Ada Maria Clarke
8 2nd Class Passenger 31921
£26 5s
Southampton 14
Photograph of Marjorie Lottie Collyer
30 2nd Class Passenger 31921
£26 5s
Southampton 14
Photograph of Charlotte Caroline Collyer
64 1st Class Passenger 17756
£83 3s 2d
Cherbourg 14
39 1st Class Passenger 17756
£83 3s 2d
Cherbourg 14
Photograph of Sara Rebecca Compton
22 2nd Class Passenger 14266
£10 10s
Southampton 14
Photograph of Selena Cook
30 Victualling Crew
Southampton Saloon Steward 14
48 2nd Class Passenger 33112
£36 15s
Southampton 14
8 2nd Class Passenger 33112
£36 15s
Southampton 14
39 Deck Crew
Southampton Window Cleaner 14
Photograph of William Harder
48 2nd Class Passenger 13529
£26 5s
Southampton 14
7 2nd Class Passenger 13529
£26 5s
Southampton 14
32 3rd Class Passenger 1601
£56 9s 11d
Southampton Seaman 14
22 2nd Class Passenger 2123
£41 11s 7d
Cherbourg 14
Photograph of Juliette Marie Louise Laroche
1 2nd Class Passenger 2123
£41 11s 7d
Cherbourg 14
Photograph of Louise Laroche
3 2nd Class Passenger 2123
£41 11s 7d
Cherbourg 14
Photograph of Simonne Marie Anne Andrée Laroche
39 2nd Class Passenger 34260
£10 10s
Southampton 14
Photograph of Amelia  Lemore
29 Deck Crew
Titanic Officers

Belfast 5th. Officer 14
Photograph of Harold Godfrey Lowe
42 2nd Class Passenger 250644
£19 10s
Southampton Servant 14
13 2nd Class Passenger 250644
£19 10s
Southampton 14
33 1st Class Passenger 19928
£90
Queenstown 14
37 1st Class Passenger 19928
£90
Queenstown 14
29 3rd Class Passenger 392096
£12 9s 6d
Southampton Tailor 14
7 3rd Class Passenger 392096
£12 9s 6d
Southampton 14
28 Victualling Crew
Belfast Bathroom Steward (1st Class) 14
23 Victualling Crew
Belfast Saloon Steward (2nd class) 14
Photograph of Harold Charles William Phillimore
30 2nd Class Passenger 34644
£12 14s 9d
Cherbourg 14
Photograph of Emilio Ilario Giuseppe Portaluppi
20 Victualling Crew
Southampton 3rd Class Steward 14
Photograph of Alfred Pugh
24 3rd Class Passenger 383162
£7 15s
Queenstown General Labourer 14
Photograph of Edward Ryan
33 Deck Crew
Southampton Able Seaman 14
Photograph of Joseph George Scarrott
16 3rd Class Passenger 2625
£8 10s 4d
Cherbourg 14
Photograph of Thamīn Tannūs
36 2nd Class Passenger 13528
£21
Southampton Cook 14
Photograph of Ellen 'Nellie' Wallcroft
4 2nd Class Passenger 29103
£23
Southampton 14
Photograph of Joan Wells
2 2nd Class Passenger 29103
£23
Southampton 14
Photograph of Ralph Lester Wells
29 2nd Class Passenger 29103
£23
Southampton 14
Photograph of Addie Dart Wells
23 2nd Class Passenger 244373
£13
Southampton Sportsman 14
Photograph of Charles Eugene Williams

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