Titanic Hero: The Autobiography of Captain Rostron of the Carpathia

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The story of the Titanic in the words of the hero whose swift action saved the lives of 710 survivors. The Carpathia was on its regular voyage to New York City, when early on 15 April 1912 it received a distress signal from the White Star Line ocean liner Titanic, which had struck an iceberg and was sinking. Rostron was asleep when his wireless operator, Harold Cottam, by chance left his headset on while undressing for bed and so heard the signal. Cottam ran to Rostron's cabin to alert him. Rostron immediately ordered the ...

Titanic Hero: The Autobiography of Captain Rostron of the Carpathia 2011, Amberley Publishing, Chalford

ISBN-13: 9781445604206

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