Originally Posted by royster
That wasn't his fault: in order for the ship to pass inspection and get its certificates, the only pair of binoculars had to be on the bridge.
He survived the disaster. He committed suicide many years later by hanging himself in his back yard, from the clothes line posts.
Only one pair of binoculars for that huge boat, wow. Sounds similar to the movie scene regarding the lack of life boats.
He survived the disater, but not the impact.
I always loved the story about how the band kept playing...