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Hawley Crippen became the first criminal to be caught with the aid of wireless communication when police arrested him in 1910 for murdering his wife.
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It was destroyed in a German air raid during World War II.
Captain Kendall of the SS Montrose narrowly escaped death himself when his ship, the SS Empress of Ireland, was wrecked in 1914, with the loss of more than 1,000 lives, at Father Point in Quebec, the exact spot where Crippen had been arrested four years earlier. Kendall was one of the few to survive the disaster.
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