Elizabeth Fowler

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: author of Standing Room Only, a true account of her experience as the only woman on a lifeboat in the Atlantic Ocean in 1942 after the cargo ship she was sailing on was torpedoed by a German U-boat, that may have been the inspiration of Alfred Hitchcock's movie Lifeboat.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: March 13, 1908

 

Died: May 30, 2003

 

Location: West Orange, New Jersey