Edward Smith (sea captain)

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Captain
Edward John Smith
R.D. R.N.R.
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Captain E.J. Smith
Born 27 Januar 1850(1850-01-27)
Hanley, Staffordshire, England
Died 15 Aprile 1912(1912-04-15) (agit 62)
Atlantic Ocean
Restin place
41°43′32″N 49°56′49″W / 41.72556°N 49.94694°W / 41.72556; -49.94694
Naitionality Breetish
Occupation Ship Captain
Employer White Star Line
Kent for Captain o RMS Titanic
Spoose(s) Sarah Eleanor Pennington (m. 1887–1912)
Childer Helen Melville Smith
(1898–1973) (aged 75)
Parents Edward Smith
Catherine Hancock (nee Marsh)
Notes
"Be British"
(Popularly believed tae be Captain Smith's last wirds tae the crew)

Ranks:

CommanderRNR

Captain – White Starn Line

Honorific Rank o Commodore, acause o his bein the White Starn Line's maist senior Captain

Edward John Smith, RD, RNR (27 Januar 1850 – 15 Aprile 1912) wos an Inglis naval reserve officer who served as commandin officer o numerous White Starn Line vessels.[1] He wis baist kent as the captain o RMS Titanic an died when the ship sank in 1912. Thare is a statue o him in Beacon Pairk, Lichfield, Ingland.[2]

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