William Johnston

William Johnston born Dumbarton, Scotland moved to the USA when he was two. His family settled in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He was thirty three when he joined the crew. After the collision he swallowed a large amount of gasoline and passed out due to that and the fumes. He remained violently ill for several days after the sinking. After his rescue he was found to be unfit for further service and was discharged.


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