James Paul Moody blue plaque in Scarborough

James Paul Moody 1887-1912 Sixth Officer RMS Titanic was born here 21st August 1887

James Paul Moody (Scarborough 21 August 1887 – Atlantic Ocean 15 April 1912) was the Sixth Officer of the RMS Titanic and the only junior officer of the ship to die in the disaster. Born in England, he received a prestigious education and served the White Star Line aboard the luxurious Oceanic. Promising officer, the company mute on its newest ship, the Titanic on its maiden voyage during which he served as sixth officer in April 1912.When Titanic struck the iceberg, he was on watch on the bridge alongside the First Officer Murdoch when the ship hit an iceberg. He helped thereafter loading the lifeboats. Despite repeated invitations of his colleagues, he refused to board a boat and died in the sinking.

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