Lot 218: R.M.S. TITANIC/BELFAST HISTORY: The John Morrison archive of ephe
Titanic & Travel Memorabilia
22 October 2016
Devizes, United Kingdom
Description: R.M.S. TITANIC/BELFAST HISTORY: The John Morrison archive of ephemera plans and books. John Morrison joined Harland and Wolff around 1909; he rose through the ranks to become a director of Harland & Wolff, having also served as shipyard manager. He was awarded the MBE for services to shipbuilding in WWI, then the OBE, and the CBE in 1951. He worked as a manager during Olympic and Titanic's construction and took part in the Admiralty Inquiry into the collision between the Olympic and H.M.S. Hawke.