Mr Hammad Hassab (حمد حسب بريك, Hamad Brik), 27, was born in Cairo, Egypt.
Hamad had owned farmland, but being fluent in French, English and German he found work with Thomas Cook & Son at the famous Shepheard's Hotel in Cairo as a dragoman (a translator, guide and interpreter).
He was married to Fatima Hussein Kamel Katukhdh Kharbotliand she was pregnant when Hassab travelled on the Titanic.
He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg. His ticket number was PC 17572 (Harper). He was travelling with Henry Sleeper Harper and his wife. Mr Harper had asked him to come on the trip.
They were rescued by the Carpathia in lifeboat 3.
He sent a Marconigramm, which was transmitted on 18 April 1912 at 5.20 am, to his brother :
All safe Hammad
He died in approximately 1965.
Hammad Hassab in later life, the only known photograph.