Thomas Andrews

Businessperson, Disaster victim

1873 – 1912

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Who was Thomas Andrews?

Thomas Andrews, Jr. was an Irish businessman and shipbuilder; managing director and head of the drafting department for the shipbuilding company Harland and Wolff in Belfast, Ireland. Andrews was the naval architect in charge of the plans for the ocean liner RMS Titanic. He was travelling on board the Titanic during its maiden voyage when it hit an iceberg on 15 April 1912 and perished in the disaster.

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Born
Feb 7, 1873
Comber
Also known as
  • โทมัส แอนดรูวส์ จูเนียร์
  • Эндрюс, Томас
  • 托马斯·安德鲁斯
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal Belfast Academical Institution
Employment
  • Harland and Wolff
Lived in
  • County Down
Died
Apr 15, 1912
Atlantic Ocean

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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