Barbara West Dainton Biography

Barbara West Dainton survived the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912, and was the second-to-last remaining survivor when she died in 2007.


Barbara West Dainton was 11 months old when she boarded the Titanic with her family, bound for Gainesville, Florida. On April 15, 1912, the ship hit an iceberg and sank. Barbara, her mother, and her sister escaped in a life boat, but father Edwy West perished. Barbara's death in 2007 left only one remaining survivor of the disaster (who died in 2009).

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