A sailor called David Blair forgot to leave behind a key as the Titanic set off on its maiden voyage. Henry Tingle Wilde. The lookouts at the time of the collision Frederick Fleet and Reginald Lee maintained during the inquiries that they were informed they were to have no binoculars during the voyage. Second Officer David Blair was taken off the Titanic at the 11th hour. David Blair was born on 11th November Titanic Crew Summary.
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Blair, from Broughty Ferry, was originally appointed the Second Officer of the Titanic. He had been with the ship. David Blair was ousted when Henry Wilde was installed as Chief Officer. He therefore escaped the sinking but In his rush to depart the ship on 9 April, Blair took.
Catastrophically for the Titanic and the 1, lives lost with her, the key's owner, Second Officer David Blair, was removed from the crew at the.
The Titanic crew had no binoculars, which might have helped them spot the iceberg
When Blair left the Titanic on 9 April he took with him the key to the Crow's nest locker, presumably by accident.
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David Blair was Titanic's original Second Officer. He sailed aboard Titanic from Belfast to Southampton but prior to the start of the maiden voyage from. David Blair forgot to hand over a key to a crow's nest locker before he test the Titanic's seaworthiness, he was set to be second officer for the.
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