Australia’s Titanic Hero – Sources

Information about Lord Howe Island was gathered during a three-week visit there in December-January 2018/19.

Primary and secondary sources included:

Armstrong, Richard R. (Richard Ramsay) & Robertson, John, Sir, 1816-1891 (1885). Capt. Armstrong, R.N., late of Lord Howe Island, and Sir John Robertson, K.C.M.G. s.n.,], [Sydney

Armstrong, Richard R. (Richard Ramsay) (1884). Captain Armstrong, R. N., re Lord Howe Island, 1879-1884. Sydney

McFadyen, Kerry (1992). Pinetrees, Lord Howe Island 1842-1992 : a brief history of the Andrews-Nichols-Kirby families. K. McFadyen, [Lord Howe Island, N.S.W

Nichols, Daphne (2006). Lord Howe Island rising. BA Printing & Publishing Services, Brookvale, NSW

Nicholls, Max (1939). Lord Howe Island, 1788-1938. Dash, Sydney

Information about Titanic:

Special note: Brad Payne’s excellent article, Whatever Happened To Big Neck Nichols, and the passionate and extensive forum comments it provoked, spurred my interest in finding out more about Albert’s fate. I hope I’ve furthered the conversation.

Primary and secondary sources included:

Transcripts of the Titanic inquiries, held in London and New York.

Babler, Gunter (2017). Guide to the crew of Titanic : the structure of working aboard the legendary liner. The History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Brown, David G. (David Geren) (2001). The last log of the Titanic. International Marine, Camden, ME

Compton, Nic (2012). Titanic on trial : the night the Titanic sank : told through the testimonies of her passengers and crew. Bloomsbury Pub, London

Holman, Hannah (2011). Titanic voices : 63 survivors tell their extraordinary stories. Amberley, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Lord, Walter & Jarvis, Martin (2012). A night to remember. AudioGO, Bath, [England]