(31 March 1880 - 15th April 1912)
Born in Whitehaven, Cumberland. Moved to Blackburn with his family when very young and served an apprenticeship with James Davenport of that town. Worked for Messrs. Howard & Bullough of Accrington and Hadfields of Sheffield before commencing a seagoing career with W.S Kennaugh & Sons of Liverpool. Served on ships owned by James Chambers & Co. of Liverpool but joined White Star after obtaining his first class marine engineers certificate of competency. He served on the Olympic before joining the Titanic. He was unmarried.
Born in Shaldon, Devonshire and was 36 years old at the time of the disaster. Attended Teignmouth Grammar School and served his apprenticeship with A.W. Robertson & Co. Following sea service aboard a number of ships (including the White Star Line`s Athenic) he joined White Star permanently in 1904 as fourth engineer on the Bovic. He served as senior third engineer aboard the Olympic before being transferred to the Titanic. He held a first class certificate of competency and lived in Southampton with his wife and three children.
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