A Rare Titanic Family: The Caldwells' Story of Survival by Julie Hedgepeth Williams

By Julie Hedgepeth Williams

Historian Julie Williams grew up listening to her great-uncle Albert Caldwell inform his harrowing tale of surviving the gigantic catastrophe. Albert, his spouse Sylvia, and their ten-month-old son Alden, are one of the infrequent percent of households whose complete participants survived the sinking. In an extraordinary vast relatives, Williams tells for the 1st time the family's story of escaping to fortunate Lifeboat thirteen and their determined sea trip towards rescue. Their voyage at the monstrous, even if, was once just one a part of an around-the-world trip to aim to remedy Sylvia of a mysterious ailment. a unprecedented mammoth family members follows the entire true-life plot twists of a family members who survived their journey at the vast yet whose lives have been without end replaced by way of what they witnessed.

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