About Alfred Pugh
Mr Alfred Pugh
- Born: Tuesday 9th June 1891
- Age: 20 years
- Marital Status: Single.
- Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Steward
- Victualling crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
- Died: 1962
Mr Alfred Pugh was born in Southampton on 9 June 1891.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6th April 1912, he gave his address as 72 Orchard Lane, (Southampton). He transferred from the Oceanic. As a third class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Alfred, together with his brother Leading Fireman: Percy Pugh, nearly missed the sailing. According to Alfred another brother had to turn back and missed the sailing .
Alfred Pugh was rescued in lifeboat 14 his brother perished.
Notes 1. The other brother is not listed on the crew list. it is possible that he had hoped to join the ship as a substitute.
References and Sources Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Credits Chris Dohany, USA Brian Ticehurst, UK Bill Wormstedt, USA