HADDOCK, CAPTAIN, of the S.S. “Oceanic”:

Action of, in case of firemen refusing duty on boat musters. H. Sanderson. 19243.
Messages of, in reply to C.Q.D.. H. Bride. 16536.
Reports made by, on completion of passages, referred to. H. Sanderson. 19232.

Hamburg-Amerika Line:

Agreement signed by, as to North Atlantic routes. J. B. Ismay. 18978.
Shipbuilders to. E. Wilding. 20777.
Ships of, built for utilisation in time of war. L. Peskett. 21200.


Nominated by the Imperial Merchant Service Guild on the Advisory Committee of the Board of Trade, 1909. Sir W. Howell. 22425-32.
Representing the Imperial Merchant Service Guild on the Life-saving Appliances Sub­committee, 1911. Sir N. Hill. 24587.

Harding, reference. J. Wheat. 13229.

Hardy, steward on the S.S. “Titanic,” ordered into collapsible boat. C. Lightoller. 14029.

Harland, Sir Edward, Bulkheads Committee of. 1890, see under Board of Trade.


Additional boats for liners, project discussed by, and designer of davits. H. Sanderson. 19188-93.
Application from, as to freeboard of S.S. “Titanic.” W. Archer. 24307-12.
Architect to, see Wilding, Mr. Edward.
Assistant Manager of, building of S.S. “Titanic” supervised by. E. Wilding. 20649.
Board of Trade requirements complied with by. E. Wilding. 25351, 25352.
Boat accommodation exemption not applied for by, for S.S. “Titanic.” F. Carruthers. 23949, 23963.
Commission given to, for building of S.S. “Olympic” and S.S. “Titanic.” J. B. Ismay. 18749.
Construction of ships by, system of order. J. B. Ismay. 18281-9.
Control exercised over, by owners of White Star Company, Rt. Hon. A. M. Carlisle. 21321, 21345.
Correspondence of, with Board of Trade as to S.S. “Titanic.” W. Archer. 24306, 24367.
Davit construction, proposal made to, as to increase of boats. J. B. Ismay. 18661.
Director of, see Pirrie, Lord..
Discussions of White Star Company with. H. Sanderson. 19204. F. Carruthers. 23893.
Drawings of S.S. “Titanic” sent to Board of Trade. F. Carruthers. 23908.
Increased power of flotation aimed at by. E. Wilding. 20963-6.
Lifeboats designed and constructed by. E. Wilding. 20492.
Lifeboat supply on “Titanic,” responsibility for questions re, Rt. Hon. A. M. Carlisle. 21316-21.
Motor lifeboats supplied to some companies by. E. Wilding. 20560.
Objections of, to alterations suggested by Board of Trade as to plans of SS. “Titanic.” 24433-59.
Obligations of, as to boating according to requirements, questions re. H. Sanderson. 19270-82.
Plans submitted by, to Board of Trade and subsequent procedure. E. Wilding. 21019-38.
Ships' boats made by, quality of. A. Young. 23292.
Ships built by, having boats on the poop. E. Wilding. 20774-6.
Staff of, on S.S. “Titanic,” number. E. Wilding. 20925-8.
Reference. F. Carruthers. 23862.

HARRIS, MR., Principal Officer, Board of Trade, Glasgow:

Boating scale, revision proposed by, and submitted to Advisory Committee. A. Young. 23390-3, 23460-71.
Letters to, asking for recommendations. A. Young. 23354.

Harrison, Mr., Second Engineer on the S.S. “Titanic,” references to. G. Cavell. 4434, 4439. C. Hendrickson. 4935.

Harrison, Mr., Secretary to Witness, referred to. J. B. Ismay. 18646.

HART, JOHN EDWARD, Third-class steward on the SS. “Titanic.” 9833-10325:

American Line, fire and boat musters on. 10111-5.
Boat drills, Witness's experience as to. 10105-10.
BOAT 15:

Crew of, number. 10011-22.
Loading of, place of, questions re. 9972, 9985-10010.
Number of persons in, estimate. 10008-10.
Women and children, third class, number. 9995-10007, 10030-45.

Lights seen, description. 10264-74.
Previous experience at sea of Witness 10111-5.

Barriers separating the classes, questions re. 10151-76.
Boat deck:

Discipline on. 10065-8.
Guiding of women and children to. 9931-53, 9965-75.
Women with husbands refusing to go in boats. 10062-8, 10076-9.

Bulkhead inspection drill, doors closed at time of. 10305-16.
Deck A, men only left on. 10069-75.
Passengers under charge of Witness:

Description and number. 9882-88.
Proportion saved. 10083-91.
Returning to berths. 10250-4.
Third class:

Assurance given to, in first instance. 10177-200.
Directed up to boat deck. 10324.
Disinclination of, to go in boats. 9924-6.
Informed of ship's danger. 10097-102.
Lifebelts put on. 9885-7, 10321-3.
Refusal of, to go on deck. 10046-50, 10146-200.
Rousing of. 9915-20, 10148-51.

And children, passing up of, to boats. 9921-31, 9965-75.
Sent below, time of. 10279-81.

Quarters of Witness. 9835-45.
Rocket firing. 10103, 10104.
Stewards, third class:

Number of, in charge of passengers aft. 10209-16.
Proportion saved. 10080-2.

HARVEY, JOSEPH MASSEY, Principal Examiner of Masters and Mates in the Board of Trade. 24544-63:

“Notices to Mariners” and “Notices to Fishermen,” edited by. 24546-9.
“United States Pilot,” on ice in the direct route, quotation from. 24549-63.
Reference to. Sir W. Howell. 22123.

HARVEY, MR., Second Assistant Engineer on the S.S. “TITANIC”:

Order of, to draw fires. C. Hendrickson. 4907.
Orders given by, to Witness. F. Barrett. 1977, 1982, 1984, 1989, 2012, 2023, 2061.
Referred to. F. Barrett. 1957, 2023, 2246.

HAYES, BERTRAM FOX, Master Mariner, Commander in the Royal Naval Reserve, Active List. 21793-851:

Binoculars, for look-outs, disapproved. 21846-8.
Ice reports, action of Witness in cases of. 21806-45.
Mr. Ismay, sailing in ships under command of Witness. 21840-51.
Previous experience of Witness at sea. 21795-803.
S.S. “Laurentic,” full speed of. 21835.

Haze, seeing and reporting. F. Passow. 21890-7.

HEMMING, SAMUEL, lamp trimmer on the “Titanic.” 17702-84:

Rescue of Witness by Boat 4. 17767-9.

Awakening by collision. 17710-2.
Carpenter's verdict as to doom of ship. 17736-40, 17775-8.
Collapsible boat, port side, lowering of. 17757-63.
Forecastle store room, examination of, for damage. 17713-23.
Fore-scuttle hatch closed by, by order. 17704-9, 17770-4.
Lamps fetched and placed by Witness. 17749-56, 17779-84.
Report of, to officer, as to lights placed. 17704.
Water making in the ship. 17736-48.
Wound in ship located. 17723-31.

Reference to Witness in other evidence, assistance given by, at the boats. C. Lightoller. 14035, 14480.

HENDRICKSON, CHARLES, leading fireman on the S.S. “Titanic.” 4831-5274, 11072-302:


Clearing away and filling. 4994-5004.
Compass looked for. 5073-82.
Crew, number. 5129, 5130.
Cries heard from. 5050-7, 5135-8, 11138, 11172.
Desire of Witness to attempt rescues. 5019, 5056, 5141-4, 5214-20.
Distance rowed. 11120-8.
Equipment of. 5070-91.
Lady Duff-Gordon in, questions re. 11101-8.
Lowering of, without full complement. 5008, 5156-62.
Manning, orders re. 11094-9.
No rescues attempted in. 5017-20, 5132-8, 5153.
Opinion of Witness as to possibility of effecting rescues. 5049, 5068-70, 11137-98.
Order to lower away. 5092-100, 11100.
Passengers in:

Number. 5130.
Objections of, to attempting rescues. 5018-20, 5029-33, 5038-57.

Persons in, number. 5021-7.
Positions of persons in. 11131, 11290-300.
Rowing orders to. 11077-9.
Spare oars and masts in. 11228-33.
Witness ordered into. [????]

Conversations of, with Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon. 11200-7, 11301, 11302.
Money first promised to. 5207-13, 5268-70.
Money received by, from Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon. 5187-90, 5192-213.
Previous experience of Witness in White Star liners. 5235-7.

Awakening of Witness at time of shock. 4841-5.
Boat-station of Witness. 4958-67, 5221.
Boat 12, preparing of. 4968-73.
Boats, filling and lowering of. 4957-5004.
Boat station of Witness. 4958-73.
Fire in coal bunker, questions re. 5232-52.
Hatch 1, tarpaulin blown up on. 4912-24.
Iceberg causing accident seen after collision. 4848.
Lamps fetched by Witness. 4899-903.
Lights seen before leaving. 11073-6.
Passengers, steerage, with luggage in alleyway. 4947-55.
Persons on deck at time of lowering boat 1. 5100-28.
Section 6, stokehold 11, water coming into. 4854-95.
Sinking of. 11130.
Speed of, at time of accident. 4834-9.


in Boat 1:

Questions as to. S. Collins. 12992-8.
Referred to. G. Symons. 11565.

Conversation with Witness on arrival on S.S. “Carpathia.” Sir C. Duff-Gordon. 12588, 12822-60.
Evidence of:

As to damage located. E. Wilding. 20027.
As to distance rowed in boat 1. G. Symons. 11798.
On fire in coal bunker. E. Wilding. 20883.
On orders to boat 1. G. Symons. 11489.
Position of, in boat 1. G. Symons. 11810-7. J. Taylor. 12024-35.
Questions re. G. Symons. 11884-95.
Reluctance of passengers to attempt rescues, questions re. Sir C. Duff-Gordon. 12737-42.
On taking of names of boat's crew when on S.S. “Carpathia.” G. Symons. 11963-9.
On water coming up spiral staircase. E. Wilding. 20716.
Referred to. G. Symons. 11581, 11655-71. Sir C. Duff-Gordon. 12569.

Henson, Mr., nominated by the National Sailors' and Firemen's Union, and representing seamen on the Advisory Committee of the Board of Trade, 1909. Sir W. Howell. 22426-32.

HESKETH, Mr., Second Engineer on the S.S. “TITANIC”:

Place of, at time of accident. F. Barrett. 2244.
Orders given by, in section 5. F. Barrett. 1926-8, 1940.
Water coming in, reported by Witness to. C. Hendrickson. 4898-900.
Referred to. F. Barrett. 1855, 1891, 1905, 1916, 2345.

HICKS BEACH, Sir MICHAEL (now Lord St. Aldwyn), formerly President of the Board of Trade:

Committee formed by, to advise on rules for life-saving appliances. Sir W. Howell. 22279-81.
President of a Committee of the Board of Trade, 1891, to report upon spacing and construction of watertight bulkheads. Sir W. Howell. 22255.

HILL, Sir NORMAN, Chairman of the Merchant Shipping Advisory Committee, Secretary of the Liverpool Steamship Owners' Association, member of the Shipowners' Parliamentary Committee. 24564-849:

Board of Trade, Rule 12, class of vessels complying with. 24691-736.
Boat accommodation for passenger and emigrant ships, tonnage as the basis, reason. 24648-52.

under Davits, possible hampering of. 24668.
Engelhardts, recommendation re. 24676.
Marshalling of passengers into, difficulty as to. 24672-5.

Merchant Shipping Act. 1894, Section 79, appointment of committees authorised under. 24592.

Adoption by, of recommendations of the Sub­committee on Life-saving Appliances. 24794-7.
First appointment of. 23567.
Functions of. 24831-32.

Appointment of. 24571, 24835-7.
Extra, for matters affecting life-saving rules. 24587.
Selected and appointed by Board of Trade, number of. 24573.
Total number. 24574.

Points submitted to, by Sub-Committees. 24610.
Questions under consideration of. 20582, 24767-81, 24803, 24824-7, 24838-45.
Re-appointments. 24569, 24770.
Recommendations of. 24772-6, 24828, 24829.
Sub-Committees appointed by. 24586, 24600, 24601, 24813.
Sub-Committee on Life-saving Appliances:

Authority for appointment. 24588-605.
Boat scale adopted by, by whom suggested. 24629.
Co-option of members to. 24602, 24633-40.
Davit designs submitted to, by a member. 24613, 24614, 24737-44.
Meetings since S.S. “Titanic” disaster, number. 24759-62.
Members of, qualifications. 24587, 24764-6.
Minutes of meeting as to additional boat davits, read. 24819.
Mr. Carlisle's evidence as to, read. 24621-9.
Number of meetings. 24679-87.
Objects. 24593.
Points under consideration of. 24606, 24607.
Proposed enforcement of extended scale on existing ships, opinions of members re. 24610-2.
Report of:

On boat accommodation. 24618, 24630-2. 24641-3.
On bulkheads. 24646.

Passenger and emigrant ships, percentage of vessels boated on tonnage basis carrying boat or raft accommodation for all on board, on a certain date. 24663, 24664.
Shipowners' Parliamentary Committee, members appointed by, for Merchant Shipping Advisory Committee. 24575.
Statistics of casualties in North Atlantic - comparison of figures of passenger and cargo steamers. 24653-9.

Letters of, as to boat accommodation, read. Sir W. Howell. 22624, 22445, 22495.
Life-saving Appliances (Board of Trade), report signed by, Rt. Hon. A. M. Carlisle. 21519.
Representative of the Shipowners' Parliamentary Committee on Advisory Committee of the Board of Trade, 1909. Sir W. Howell. 22423-32.

HICHENS, ROBERT, quartermaster on S.S. “Titanic.” 893-1385:

Boat drills, practice re. 1072, 1310.

Capacity. 1115, 1117.
Crew. 1107, 1134-6.
Cries of distress heard when in. 1345-63.
Cutting adrift. 1264-7.
Equipment. 1227-83.
Fireman taken in, to help row. 1341, 1342.
Lowering of. 1147-65, 1172-7, 1375-7.
Passengers in:

Class. 1111.
Disinclination of, to board. 1125-8, 1141-6.
Male, 1109, 1129-34.
Total number. 1106-1117.
Women assisted into. 1370-4.

Rowing orders to. 1147-89.

Weather conditions when in. 1191-3.

Having lights, questions re. 1293, 1317-20.
Proper number to man. 1283, 1284, 1324-6.

Previous experience of Witness at sea. 1268-74.

Boat station of Witness on. 1056-65.
Engelhardt collapsible boats:

Difficulty in launching. 1313.
Orders to remove covers. 1053, 1082-7.

Instructions to Witness at the wheel before and after striking. 948-1015.
Lights of a vessel seen from, questions re. 1338-40.
Lights of, when last seen. 1209-21.
List of, to starboard. 1368.
Message given to, for carpenter, as to fresh water. 913-24.
Passengers, male, prevented from boarding boats. 1327-33.
Position of, at time of leaving. 1334.
Quartermasters on, number. 1308.
Rockets sent up from. 1195-9, 1203-8, 1275-7.
Speed of, estimated by Witness. 965, 1378-85.
Temperature of water taken by Witness on day of casualty. 895-907.
Watches of Witness. 906-11.
Weather conditions on day of accident. 1278-80.
Witness at the wheel, events before and after striking, and orders given. 935-1053, 1314-6.


in Boat 6. C. Lightoller. 13921. F. Fleet. 17328, 17341.
Evidence of as to time of order “Hard a-starboard” quoted. C. Lightoller. 14895-7.
Orders of, to warn carpenter, as to water freezing. J. Poingdestre. 2812-6.

H.M. Dockyards, see Admiralty Dockyards.

H.M.S. “Brilliant,” experience of officer of, in using searchlights. F. Miller. 21923-31.

H.M.S. “Gladiator,” referred to. J. Hart. 10298.

H.M.S. “Victoria,” capsizing of, referred to. E. Wilding. 21008.

HOGG, GEORGE ALFRED, look-out man on the S.S. “Titanic.” 17481-572:

Binoculars, utility of, opinions re. 17517-24.
Boat 7, Witness saved in. 17560.
Look-outs, practice as to taking turns and doubling. 17562-8.
Previous experience at sea of Witness 17481-93.
Service of Witness in White Star Line, duration of. 17482-7.

Binoculars taken away from Witness after Southampton 17494-504, 17504-12.
Collision, rousing of Witness after. 17529-32.
Ice warning given to, questions re. 17535-57.
Ordered to fetch a rope ladder. 17569-72.

References to Witness in other evidence. R. Lee. 2390, 2648. G. Symons. 11348-51, 11752.

Horswell, ALBERT EDWARD JAMES, A.B. on the S.S. “Titanic.” 12319-447:


Feeling of Witness as to drowning persons. 12369-78.
Lady indisposed on. 12408-14.
Lights seen from, and rowed towards. 12374­93.
Lowering after filling, time elapsed. 12394-9.
Opinion of Witness as to safety of attempting rescues. 12367-9.
Positions in. 12404, 12435-40.
Present of money to Witness, when first spoken of. 12414.
Rowing of, directions. 12334, 12363.
Rowing orders to. 12330-3, 12382.
Witness ordered into. 12321-6.



Clearing of, time taken. 12428.
Emergency, port, equipping of. 12429.

Explosions heard at the time of sinking. 12441-7.
Witness ordered on deck. 12426.

References to Witness in other evidence, as to boat 1. C. Hendrickson. 11132, 11179, 11184, 11252-4, 11268, 11291. G. Symons. 11453, 11964.



1886, recommendations of, for appointment of committee to frame rules as to life-saving appliances. Sir W. Howell. 22272-7.

Evidence before, as to bulkheads. Sir W. Howell. 22225.
On saving life at sea, evidence given before. Sir W. Howell. 22220.
On saving life at sea, report of, as to construction of ships, with regard to watertight compartments quoted. Sir W. Howell. 22228.

HOWELL. Sir WALTER J., Assistant-Secretary to the Board of Trade, and Chief of the Marine Department. 22089-842:


Agreement of, with foreign requirements as to life-saving appliances. 22096-109, 22103.
Charges of. 22093-5.
Committees, reports and recommendations of, as to life-saving appliances. 22204-67.
Control of. 22663.
Departmental Committee on Life-saving Appliances. 1886, report of. 22268-71.
Factors to be considered in framing rules. 22410.
“Instructions to surveyors,” authority for variations in. 22677-92.
Local officers, discretionary powers of, as to efficiency of deck hands. 22739-42.
Merchant Shipping Advisory Committee:

Minutes of meeting read, quoted. 22478-88, 22499.
Sub-Committee, July, 1911, report of, read. 22432-6, 22445-50.

No minimum manning scale issued by, for emigrant ships. 22547-613.
No standard of efficiency for deck hands. 22730-49.
Passenger certificates issued by. 22188, 22189.
Personnel. 22657-67.
Powers of:

As to adoption of recommendations. 22681­708.
As to bulkheads of emigrant ships. 22693­700.

President, conferences of, with shipowners as to lifeboat accommodation. 22622-5, 22771-7.
Recommendations to, of Bulkheads' Committee, 1890, not acted upon. 22262-7.
Reluctance of, to interfere as to design and construction of ships. 22199-203.

Enforcement of, questions re. 22767-9.

Adoption of, by advice of Committee, 22282-6.
Scale, basis of, questions re. 22287-348.

As to life-saving appliances, 1894, scale of, as at present in force. 22354-421.
As to watertight compartments, questions re. 22539-46.

Staff, enumeration of. 22110-35, 22174-811.

Appointment of, by Witness. 22799-802.
Certain questions referred by, to the Department. 22721-8.
Personnel. 22670-6.
Qualifications, questions re. 22709-16.

Survey staff working at principal ports of United Kingdom, duties. 22125-35.
S.S. “Titanic” complying with requirements of. 22138-41.
Statistical branch, referred to. 22752.
Boat accommodation for all, necessity of, in case of fire. 22784-6.
Cargo steamers, boat accommodation on, rules re. 22341-7.

Declaration of clearance, responsibility for. 22638-46.
Fire appliances ordered on. 22788-98.
Letter directed by to the Merchant Shipping Advisory Committee with regard to the extension of the boat scale, etc., date of sending. 22478-94, 22501-27.
Letter of April 20th, referring to the loss of the S.S. “Titanic.” 22495, 22508.


Accommodation, additional provision since 1890. 22614-8.
Depth and breadth, recommendations and experiments as to. 22458-65.

Merchant Shipping Act. 1894, Section 305, on manning of emigrant ships. 22597-600.
S.S. “Titanic,” having life-saving appliances in excess of requirements. 22538.

Evidence of:

As to action taken on the report by the Advisory Committee. A. Young. 23154-60.
As to dates of reports and tables of boat scales laid before Advisory Committee. A. Young. 23584.
As to report of Witness on proposed increase of boat scale. A. Young. 23376, W. Archer. 24270.
Letter signed by, requesting recommendations for rules for life-saving appliances as regards boats. A. Young. 23348-51.
Letter of, to the Advisory Committee as to their recommendations re boat scale. A. Young. 23156, 23172, 23298, 23395-403, 23460-71.
Letter to, as to boat accommodation. A. Young. 23309-43.

Hoyte, Mr., death of, in boat. H. Lowe. 15877.

Hunter, George Burton, member of the Advisory Committee of the Board of Trade, 1912, referred to. Sir W. Howell. 22252.

Hunter, Summers, member of the Advisory Committee of the Board of Trade, 1912, referred to. Sir W. Howell. 22252.

Hydrographic Office, Washington:

Message sent to, through the S.S. “Titanic.” G. Turnbull. 16073-86, 16111-70.
Messages from, as to unusual southward position of ice. H. Sanderson. 19295.

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