Bertha Watt was just 12 years old when she boarded Titanic with her mother, Elizabeth Watt. During her time on the Ship Bertha made friends with Marjorie Collyer, an eight year old girl from England. Bertha was placed in Lifeboat 9 with her mother and was rescued by Carpathia the night of the sinking.
In 1923 Bertha married Leslie Marshall, a Vancouver doctor, and became a Canadian citizen. Unaffected byTitanic’s disaster Bertha continued to cruise the Pacific with her husband. After her mother’s passing Bertha continued to maintain a friendship with Marion Wright, whom they met on Titanic. Bertha was one of the last remaining Titanic survivors when she passed in 1993.