Do you know who Charles Joughin is? Well you should. His story of surviving the Titanic is most extraordinary. After fortifying his body with two bottles of whiskey, Joughin rode the Titanic into the ocean similar to Jack and Rose in the movie and simply stepped off the bow without even getting his head wet, then spent 3 hours in the frigid waters before being rescued. He was one of only a few survivors to weather the icy wet conditions. Many attribute this to the whiskey. Simply Step, Charles Joughin, Frigid Water, Titanic Survivor, The Ocean, Bottle, Survival, Chiefs Bakers, Survivor Stories
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handout picture recieved from Southampton City Council on April 4, 2012 shows Titanic Captain Edward Smith. A century on since the grandest liner ever built sank to the bottom of the ocean on its maiden voyage, the legend of the Titanic still captivates the imagination the world over. Smith went down with the Titanic. AFP PHOTO / SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL
Charles John Joughin was the Chief Baker on the Titanic. He fortified himself with whiskey during the sinking and was seen staggering around the deck throwing deck chairs into the water for people to hold onto. He himself went into the water and, although drunk, managed to swim to an overturned lifeboat and balance himself on the keel until another lifeboat picked him up.