The Bower & Collier Family History

Research by Colin Bower

Sinking of SS Britannia

Other Web Sites and Survivors' Accounts

I had not spotted much reference to the Sinking of the S S Britannia on the web when I undertook the research for my father in 2002/3. Since then a lot has become available:.

I have found the following:

SS Britannia

A main source of information

Commander Stanley Sturgeon

The distinguished Naval Officer who commanded the lifeboat

Alfred Warren

Fullest account by any of the survivors, famously bitten by a shark

Ian McIntosh

Web-Site about Ian McIntosh

Tom Dunne

Web-site which includes account by Tom Dunne

Jack Arkinstall

Account given to the BBC

Brian Pearce and Jack Arkinsall and 2 Nursing Officers

Reference to Jack Arkinstall by Melvyn Misquita

Marciano D'Sa

Reference to Marciano D'Sa by Melvyn Misquita

Commonwealth War Graves

Reference to the Goan survivors by Melvyn Misquita

Colin Bower
20 April 2019

Links to:

Sinking of the SS Britannia - Index

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