Items relating to Henry Wilfred Botting, Chief Engineer, Cunard



Photographs, black and white, and papers originally belonging to Henry William Botting, Chief engineer on board the Queen Mary. Botting was named in the New Year's Honours 1946 for his wartime services and was presented with CBE. Letter sent to Botting regarding the date of the Investiture, signed photograph of Churchill with a typed note from Churchill noting ‘his appreciation of a remarkably high speed voyage’, Botting's Queen Mary business card, copy of photograph of Churchill on board Queen Mary in 1944, with senior officers of Cunard – including Henry William Botting (second from the left). Two photographs of Botting in uniform.