Mr Charles Herbert Lightoller was born in Chorley, Lancashire on 30 March 1874.
Mr Charles Herbert Lightoller was born in Chorley, Lancashire on 30 March 1874. In February 1888 at the age of 13, he began a four year sea-going apprenticeship making his first trip aboard the Primrose Hill a steel hulled, four-masted barque of 2,500 tons. His next voyage was on the Holt Hill. She was dismasted in a storm in the South Atlantic, and was forced to put into Rio de Janeiro during a revolution and smallpox epidemic. After makeshift repairs, she was again dismasted in another storm in the Indian Ocean and on 13 November 1889 ran aground on St. Paul, an uninhabited, four and a half.
Charles Herbert Lightoller, DSC & Bar, RD, RNR (30 March 1874 – 8 December 1952) was the second officer on board the RMS Titanic and a decorated Royal Navy officer. He was the most senior member of the crew to survive the Titanic disaster. As the officer in charge of loading passengers into lifeboats on the port side, Lightoller strictly enforced the "women and children first" protocol, not allowing any male passengers to board the lifeboats unless they were needed as auxiliary seamen.
Commander Charles Herbert Lightoller (March 30th, 1874 - December 8th, 1952) was the second officer on board the RMS Titanic, and the most senior officer to survive the disaster. Lightoller was decorated for gallantry as a naval officer in World War I and later, in retirement, further distinguished himself in World War II by providing and sailing one of the "little ships" during the perilous Dunkirk evacuation.
Titanic Voyager: Odyssey of . This book covers the Titanic well, but also focuses on Lightoller's entire career. Before this book, I had the impression that a ship's officers of this era were aristocrats, but I was very wrong. You'll learn a lot about sailing from this book!
Titanic Voyager: Odyssey of . You'll learn a lot about sailing from this book!
Titanic and other ships. by. Charles herbert lightoller. Titanic Voyager: The Odyssey of .
Titanic and other ships. Now in what books have I read about mirages?" and I stood there trying to recollect a book, or the name of an author that had dealt with these mirages, for I was fully convinced that that was what I saw. Then, as I gazed at this pool of water, which also seemed to be getting a bit hazy, I imagined I could see men lying down around it, and in an inconsequent way, I considered that just another strange phenomenon. Halsgrove, Endurance Productions, 1998.
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This book was written during his retirement at the urging of hi. . Public Domain Mark . lightoller, charles, herbert, titanic, autobiography, memoir, bio, oceanic, commander, uk, chorley, lancashire, lights, sylvia, iceberg, shipwreck, boat, maritime, charles, herbert, lights, autobiography, titanic, ship, cunard, white star, white star line, iceberg, adventure. Author: Lightoller, C. H. Note: author died in 1952; work first published 1935. Subject: Seafaring life. Subject: Titanic (Steamship).
Charles Herbert Lightoller (1874-1952) was Second Officer aboard the RMS Titanic, and the highest ranking officer to survive the disaster. For some reason it's not on the US Project Gutenberg in any format. I converted the HTML file to an EPUB file, added a cover, added chapters, added a table of contents, and corrected many typos (except for those made by Lightoller himself). Get this torrent Anonymous Download