Edward Smith, the Captain of RMS Titanic

Edward Smith, the Captain of RMS Titanic

Captain Edward John Smith, RD (27 January 1850 – 15 April 1912) on the RMS Olympic, Titanic’s sister ship. Image: Maritime Quest

He served as master of numerous White Star Line vessels. He was the captain of the RMS Titanic, and perished when the ship sank on its maiden voyage.

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