Herbert John Pitman
20 November 1877
7 December 1961
New York, U.S.A.
Escaped on Lifeboat 5
Herbert John Pitman (November 20, 1877 – December 7, 1961) was the Third Officer of the Titanic.
He was born in the village of Sutton Montis in Somerset, England, and joined the White Star Line in 1906.
He died of a subarachnoid haemorrhage and was interred in the Parish Churchyard of Pitcombe, Somerset.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
In James Cameron's 1997 film, Titanic he was portrayed by Kevin De La Noy, in an uncredited non-speaking role. He was the only one of the seven head officers to not have any dialogue. The real Pitman had a moustache.
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- Herbert Pitman on Wikipedia