Thomas Andrews Builder of the Ship of Dreams "Mr. Andrews met his fate like a true hero, realizing the great danger, and gave up his life to save the women and children of the Titanic." --Mary Sloan, Titanic Stewardess Letter to her sister, 27 April 1912
Thomas Andrews, the man who designed Titanic and worked for Harland and Wolff. He was born February 7th 1873 and was 39 at the time of the sinking. He was a man of great dignity and honor, who built a strong ship...a ship that lasted an hour more than he predicted her to live. He died that night, on the ship he created.
Construction of the Titanic — 1909 Belfast ...Titanic was built in Belfast by the ship building company Harland and Wolff. The company was owned by Lord Pirrie, a friend of Bruce Ismay, managing director of the White Star Line. The chief designer of the Titanic was his son-in-law, Thomas Andrews. http://historyonthenet.com/Titanic/construction.htm
Titanic ship builder, Thomas Andrews. The Titanic had been completed and delivered to the White Star Line on April 2, 1912. By April 10, activity on the ship grew more and more frenetic as it was prepared for its first Atlantic crossing. She was not only loaded with commercial cargo being shipped to America, but last minute touches including carpeting, furnishing, and decorating, had to be finished. Supervising all of the activity was Thomas Andrews.