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'Lambley, Lowdham and Woodborough'

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IAN123.    350

 Anyone familiar with the story of Harold  Cottam?

A Notts man who took Titanic's distress call. He worked as a telegraphist on board the Carpathia vessel, he actually received the message " struck ice,taking on water". He got back to the Titanic asking was it serious? 

He reported his findings but the night crew on duty were doubtful,he ignored there response and woke the sleeping Captain...the rest is history...

His crucial role was shoved to the back of this now famous story-he sadly passed away in 1984 aged 93,

He did however report later to the BBC and family his full involvement.

Lowdham livers might know the site of the plaque that was erected in his memory?

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