5th Officer on the RMS Titanic, who survived the famous disaster after sleeping through the ship's iceberg collision.
He ran away from home at age fourteen to join the Welsh Merchant Navy.
His shocking comments during the American Senate Hearing on the matter of the Titanic's sinking included anti-Italian racist slurs.
He was one of eight children born to Harriet and George Lowe. He married Ellen Marion Whitehouse.
Margaret Brown, better known as The Unsinkable Molly Brown, was another survivor of the Titanic disaster.