Did Violet Jessop sink the Titanic?

Did Violet Jessop sink the Titanic?

Violet Constance Jessop (2 October 1887 – 5 May 1971) was an Argentinian ocean liner stewardess, memoirist, and nurse who is known for having survived the sinkings of RMS Titanic in 1912 and her sister ship HMHS Britannic in 1916. She is often called the “Queen of sinking ships,” as well as “Miss Unsinkable”.

What ships did miss unsinkable survive?

Today I found out about Violet Jessop, “Miss Unsinkable,” the woman who survived the sinking of the sister ships the Titanic and the Britannic, and was also aboard the third of the trio of Olympic class vessels, the Olympic, when it had a major accident.

Is Miss unsinkable alive?

Deceased (1887–1971)
Violet Jessop/Living or Deceased

Did Violet Jessop get married?

When she was in her late 30’s, Violet Jessop was married for a brief stint but it only lasted for about 6 months and she never had any children. In 1950, at the age of 61, Jessop finally retired from working as a stewardess.

Did all 3 Titanic ships sink?

Yet, although all three ships were built, the plan was never fulfilled. The second ship, Titanic, was to become world famous through sinking with huge loss of life on her maiden voyage. Less than a year after her maiden voyage in 1915, Britannic sank after striking a mine during the First World War.

Who survived the Titanic violet?

The HMHS Britannic was a White Star liner that had been converted into a hospital ship during WWI. The poor ship didn’t last more than 55 minutes until an unexplained explosion (or the curse of Violet Jessop) sank the ship killing 30 out of the 1,066 passengers. Violet Jessop, obviously, survived. She was 29 years old.

When did Violet Jessop start working for Royal Mail?

At age 21, her first stewardess position was with the Royal Mail Line aboard the Orinoco in 1908. In 1911, Jessop began working as a stewardess for the White Star vessel RMS Olympic. Olympic was a luxury ship that was the largest civilian liner at that time.

What did Violet Jessop do after the Titanic?

Arthur John Priest and Archie Jewell, two other survivors of the Titanic, were also onboard and both survived. Jessop returned to work for the White Star Line in 1920. After the war, Jessop continued to work for the White Star Line, before joining the Red Star Line and then the Royal Mail Line again.

What did Violet Jessop do in World War 1?

In the midst of the First World War, Jessop was chosen to serve as a stewardess for the British Red Cross. On November 21, 1916, she was aboard that HMHS Britannic, which was a White Star liner converted to a hospital ship for the war.

Where did Violet Constance Jessop go to school?

When her father died in Mendoza the family returned to Britain, her mother found a job as a stewardess for the Royal Mail Line while Violet attended convent school. When her mother’s health deteriorated Violet gave up school to became a stewardess herself, first with the Royal Mail Line, then later with White Star.

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