Peter Dennis Daly - Titanic First Class Passenger

Mr Peter Dennis Daly was traveling aboard Titanic as part of his journey home to Lima, Peru, after completing a visit to Britain, including attending to business in London. He boarded Titanic at Southampton on 10th April 1912. He occupied cabin E17.

He was born in Liscard, Wallasey, United Kingdom on 17th July 1860. He was the son of John and Isabel Daly. At some point soon after the completion of his education at Cambridge University, he travelled to South America, paid for by his father. There he met and on 9th July 1887 married Rosalba Ramos They settled in Lima, Peru, and had 10 children.

It is said that after the collision with the iceberg he had changed into warm clothes, and wore a money belt, with his passport, money and a silver cigarette case inside. It is said that he was washed off Titanicís deck and into the sea, and was able to get aboard Lifeboat A which had floated off the ship near to Titanicís final moments before sinking. He was rescued by Carpathia.

Peter Dennis Daly died in in Lima, Peru on 24th December 1932.

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