Henry Tingle Wilde


Date of birth: 21st September 1872
Place of birth: Walton, Liverpool, England
Marital status: Widowed
Spouse: Mary Catherine
Children: Six (2 died in infancy)
Address: 25 Grey Road, Walton, Liverpool.
Crew position: Titanic's Chief Officer
Date of death: 15 April, 1912
Cause of death: Unconfirmed; body never recovered; possibly suicide

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Chief Officer Wilde

Chief Officer Henry Wilde


Age: 39
Height: 6'1" (185.42cm)
Complexion: Dark
Hair Colour: Dark brown
Eye Colour: Blue
Other: None

Notes: Wilde's height changes slightly from 6 foot and a half (1895, 1897) to 6 foot 1 (1900). However either way he is the tallest of his colleagues aboard Titanic, the only one to be over six foot (the others range from Smith/Pitman/Lowe the shortest at 5'8", to Moody the next tallest at 5'11").







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What was Wilde's background and the family tragedy he experienced? How did he cause a reshuffle in Titanic officers and what did he write in letters to family? What is the mystery surrounding his death?