James Paul Moody
(1887-1912)

Died aged c. 25

James Paul Moody (21 August 1887 – 15 April 1912) was the Sixth Officer of the RMS Titanic and the only junior officer of the ship to die in the disaster. Born in England, he received a prestigious education and served the White Star Line aboard the luxurious RMS Oceanic. When Titanic struck the iceberg, he was on watch on the bridge alongside First Officer William McMaster Murdoch when the ship hit an iceberg. He helped thereafter loading the lifeboats. Despite repeated invitations of his colleagues, he refused to board a boat and died in the sinking.

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James Paul Moody 1887-1912 Sixth Officer RMS Titanic was born here 21st August 1887

17 Granville Road, YO11 2RA, Scarborough, United Kingdom where they was born (1887)