ANDREW BRITTON is a retired teacher and a life-long shipping enthusiast and collector with a now vast body of photographs and ephemera. His grandfather was Band Master for White Star Line due to sail on Titanic, but didn't after his grandmother suffered a premonition. One of his uncles was a popular White Star pianist and another an engineer on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth. Andrew is a keen supporter of the SS United States Conservancy and also an avid steam railway enthusiast. He has previously written railway history books, writes for railway magazines and is a part-owner of eight British steam locomotives that operate on heritage railways. Andrew lives in Warwick.