The Badass Story of Charles Joughin, The Chief Baker of the Titanic
And who is Charles Joughin?
Depicted in both A Night to Remember and the 1997 blockbuster Titanic movie, Charles Joughin is shown as the drunk guy hanging onto the side of the rail.
He was also the chief baker of the Titanic, so when the ocean liner started going down, he knew he wasn’t one of the people who would be saved.
During the sinking of the Titanic, Joughin and the other chefs assigned themselves the task of bringing food and supplies to put aboard the lifeboats. Along with stewards and other seamen, Joughin helped women and children onto the lifeboats. When, after a while, the women on deck refused to go to the boat saying they were safer aboard the Titanic, he then went on to forcibly brought them up and threw them in… Continue Reading (4 minute read)