Men On The Titanic

by Kashif Masood | 23:54 in , |

Men On The Titanic

Several of the men killed on the "Titanic":

Lieutenant Colonel John Jacob Astor IV - American millionaire businessman, writer, member of the Spanish-American War. In 1894 he wrote the novel "Journey to Other Worlds", which describes the journey to Saturn and Jupiter in 2088. Astor was the wealthiest passenger on board the "Titanic."
Put him in a boat with his wife and a nurse maid. Asked permission to sit with them. He was refused. He did not insist.
 
 
 Major Archibald Willingham Butt - chief military aide to U.S. Presidents Roosevelt and Taft. Helping women and children to be seated in the boats.
Benjamin Guggenheim - millionaire. Planted in his beloved boat and her maid. Realizing that the situation is much more serious and he could not be saved, the Guggenheim back from valet to the cabin, where dressed in tuxedos. Along with him, he sat down at a table in the main hall, where the leisurely sipping whiskey, watching the disaster. When someone suggested that they try to escape, Guggenheim said, "We are dressed in accordance with our situation and are prepared to die like gentlemen."

Lieutenant William McMaster Murdoch - was a responsible officer on the bridge in the night clashes "Titanic" with an iceberg. After the collision, Murdoch led the evacuation of passengers from the right side, during which he launched the 10 lifeboats, so that was saved 75% of all survivors of the disaster.
Francis Davis Millet - American painter and sculptor. He was last seen helping to put women and children into the boats.
Juozas Montvila - Lithuanian Catholic priest. According to the surviving witnesses, he took the opportunity to take a place in the lifeboat, and instead comforted people listened those who wish to confess.
James Paul Moody - the sixth officer liner "Titanic." Helped pull the boat number 12, 14 and 16. When loading 14 boats fifth officer Harold Lowe wanted it sat a junior officer, but Moody gave him the place.
William Thomas Stead - a British journalist, writer, social activist, Esperanto, advocated the principle of "peace through arbitration," likely contender for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1912, and one of the pioneers of investigative journalism. After the collision with the iceberg the ship he helped to put women and children into lifeboats. Then he went into the smoking-room, where he was last seen reading a book in a chair.
George Danton Uaydener - American businessman, millionaire. After the collision, the vessel put his wife and maid in a lifeboat.
John George Phillips - senior radio operators from the "Titanic" and the first ever statement, made by International SOS signal for salvation Until the last minute did not leave the radio room, transmitting signals for help.
Wallace Henry Hartley - British violinist and bandleader of "Titanic." Titanic after the collision with the iceberg, Hartley and his band started playing music to calm passengers during boarding the boats. Many of the survivors told us that the band continued to play until the end. None of the orchestra did not survive.
Isidor Strauss - German-American entrepreneur, co-owner of the largest U.S. department store chain «Macy's». Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. After a disaster, one of the officers suggested Isidore and his wife, Ida, to sit together in the boat, but Isidor refused, determined to share the fate of other men sinking ship. He tried to sit in the boat, I'm going, but she refused to leave her husband. Stead Strausses put in the boat her maid.
Thomas Andrews, Jr.. - Irish businessman and shipbuilder, designer of "Titanic." During the evacuation of the passengers helped shrink the boats. He was last seen in kurilnoy room near the fireplace, where he looked at the picture of the "Port Plymouth." It was assumed that the "Titanic" to visit it on the way back. According to other witnesses Thomas Andrews was last seen when he dropped into the water from the promenade deck chairs so that passengers who find themselves in the water, could be used as life rafts.