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Jupiter shipwreck - death of Bernard Butt

Jupiter shipwreck - death of Bernard Butt
News report; Interview
TX Date
24 Oct 1988
Year of production
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William Roncon reports on the presumed death by drowning of 41-year-old teacher Bernard Butt, from the TP Riley School, in Bloxwich, Walsall following the sinking of the cruise liner Jupiter off the Greek port of Piraeus with West Midlands schoolchildren and teachers onboard on a trip to Rhodes.The ship collided with an Italian freighter. Friends and colleagues of Bernard Butt have been trying to come to terms with the teacher’s presumed death. Includes interview with headmaster Martin Taylor. Broadcast on BRMB.
BRMB Radio; William Roncon; Martin Taylor
Accidents; Deaths; Shipwrecks; Teachers; Children (age group); Greece; Counselling; Ships; Cruise ships; Walsall; Schoolchildren; Drowning; Jupiter; Field trips (schools); Piraeus; Bernard Butt; TP Riley School; Bloxwich

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