Second Officer David Blair
- Life in Pictures and Film Portrayals


David Blair, Second Officer of the Majestic, photographed on Wednesday 29th May 1912. (Photograph: lot0260-6, Henry Aldridge & Son Ltd).

Another photograph of Second Officer Blair (right) with
Chief Officer Dyke on the Majestic, 29th May 1912.

An undated photograph of David Blair

Another undated photograph of David Blair,
likely during his time in the Navy 1914 - 1919

Captain David Blair,
in a photograph dated 1924.

Commander David-Blair (left) packing scientific instruments for the expedition to the South-Pacific (Image: thecourier.co.uk).

Undated photograph of David Blair.



Film Portrayals

Julian Fellowes' "Titanic" has the unique distinction of actually portraying David Blair as Titanic's Second Officer who is later 'bumped' from the officer line up. Blair was portrayed in the 2012 TV mini-series by Richard Sutton.

From left: Blair sits on the far right during an officers meeting in which he is "bumped" from the maiden voyage.

Richard Sutton as David Blair.