Arthur Henry Rostron blue plaque in West End

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Sir Arthur Henry Rostron KBE RD RNR US Congressional Gold Medal. Captain of the RMS Carpathia who rescued all 706 survivors from the ill fated SS Titanic 15th April 1912 lived here 1926 to 1940

Sir Arthur Henry Rostron, KBE, RD, RNR (14 May 1869 – 4 November 1940) was a Captain for the Cunard Line. He was the master of the ocean liner RMS Carpathia when it rescued the survivors of the RMS Titanic which sank on 15 April 1912 after striking an iceberg.Captain Rostron won wide praise for his energetic efforts to reach the Titanic before she sank, and his efficient preparations for and conduct of the rescue of the survivors. He was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal by the U.S. Congress, and in 1926 was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He rose to become the Commodore of the Cunard fleet, and retired in 1931.

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