Friday, 19 February 2021

1352) Violet Constance Jessop

Violet Constance Jessop (1887 – 1971). Argentine ocean liner stewardess, memoirist and nurse who is known for surviving the disastrous sinkings of RMS Titanic in 1912 and her sister ship HMHS Britannic in 1916. In addition, she had been onboard RMS Olympic, the eldest of the three sister ships, when it collided with a British warship, HMS Hawke, in 1911.

- "With her auburn hair swept back her grey-blue eyes sparkled, set off by a petite nose and regal cheek bones."
- "Nevertheless Violet, who had grey-blue eyes, auburn hair and spoke with an Irish accent..."
- "A small woman with auburn hair and an Irish lilt, Violet Jessop spent most of her life working as an ocean liner stewardess."