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 Albert Arthur “Bisset” Bestic

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Albert Arthur “Bisset” Bestic

Birth
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 20 Dec 1962 (aged 72)
Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Memorial ID 58312492 View Source
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Lusitania Survivor.

Junior 3rd Officer on the Lusitania.
The nickname "Bisset" was given to him by Capt. William Thomas Turner.
Was near the bridge when the Lusitania was torpedoed by U-20.
Survived by commanding a lifeboat (one of the six lifeboat's that didn't give way and dump people in the water).
Remained friends with Capt. Turner, up until his death in 1933.
Albert Arthur Bestic passed away in 1962.

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