Lawrence Beesley

Lawrence Beesley (31 December 1877 - 14 February 1967) was an English science teacher, journalist and author who was a survivor of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. One of the survivors of the sinking of the Titanic in April 1912, Beesley wrote a successful book about his experience, The Loss of the SS Titanic (June 1912), published just nine weeks after the disaster. He saw two second class women who tried to get on a lifeboat and were told to go back to their own deck and that their lifeboats...See more