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Titanic Valour : The Life of Fifth Officer Harold Lowe

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Harold Lowe, Fifth Officer of RMS Titanic, was described by another survivor as `the real hero of the Titanic.' After taking an active role in the evacuation, Lowe took command of a raft of lifeboats, distributing passengers among them so he could return to the wreckage and look for survivors - the only officer to do so. He succeeded in raising a sail, rescued the drenched inhabitants of a sinking lifeboat and towed another boat to safety. Lowe had a long and fascinating life at sea. The tragic sinking of the Titanic was only the most notorious incident in a career that took him as a fifteen-year-old runaway to the coast of West Africa and into action in Siberia during the Russian Revolution. Titanic historian Inger Sheil has worked closely with Lowe's family to compile a gripping biography of this heroic Welshman.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 124 x 194 x 16mm | 199.58g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752469967
  • 9780752469966
  • 355,445

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