Appointed to the position of Marine Superintendent of the Cunard Line fleet and then to the permanent command of the Queen Elizabeth 2 on 1 October 1997.
David Scott-Beddard’s huge personal archive of White Star Line artefacts is incredibly diverse and widely acknowledged as one of the finest in the world.
Inspired by this history and the family’s ties with the Royal Navy, Jess joined the Sea Cadets as a young girl and later joined the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.
Clive has studied maritime history for many years and has a considerable collection of shipping postcards. In addition to Titanic and White Star Line, other areas of interest include the history of Southampton docks, the Royal Navy, and Admiral Lord Nelson. He has written many articles connected to his collections including an in depth study of the Evolution of the British Naval Gun.
Kim has considerable experience in he hotel and events industry and works tirelessly to organise the British Titanic Society conventions, collaborating with venues, locations of important historical value, and experts to ensure the Society’s yearly events are both memorable and run smoothly.
Nigel has had a keen interest in Titanic since Robert Ballard’s discovery of the wreck in 1985, and he joined the Society as a member in the 1990’s.
Bestselling author, avid White Star Line artefact collector, and Titanic exhibitor, Tom has a keen passion for all things Titanic and enjoys educating the public on the history of the Titanic through public events and the web.
Help to keep the Titanic’s passengers, crew, and legacy alive by getting involved in the British Titanic Society. We hold yearly conventions, memorials, and ceremonies to help preserve the memory of the Titanic and those who sailed upon her.