Stock Photo: Captain of the Carpathia. Captain Arthur Henry Rostron, R.N.R., aged 43, was commander of the Carpathia - the ship that rescued 705 of Titanic's passengers after receiving her SOS. He was the son of James Rostron, from Bolton, Lancashire, educated at Bolton High School and the Bolton Church Institute, and later went on board the Conway naval training ship in the Mersey. He was taken in to the service of the Cunard company and for a long time was chiefly employed in the Mediterranean. He was an o