Lifeboat 7 is the first to be launched.
Lowered by: 1st Officer Murdoch, 5th Officer Lowe
Crew member in charge: Lookout George Hogg
Murdoch gives his commands to crew members who have never made a launch like this. The crew are unfamiliar with the new Welin Davits that hold Titanic's boats. As the lifeboat descends down the starboard side of Titanic, it begins to lower unevenly. Some of the passengers begin to panic in fear that lifeboat will tip over.
The evacuation of Titanic has begun...