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 ABBOTT, J.
Master, Florida, Doralia, Dongara.
 
ABBOTT, Philip James.
b1872 Ipswich. Master, Dilwara 1901. Master Florida 1911.

ADAMS, Richard.
b1860 Gravesend. Fireman, Rambler 1881.
 
ADAMS, William.
1871 Master Black Prince (1).
 
ADDISON, A. C.
Master, Dilwara, Tamesa. Captain Racia 1940
 
AGASTINA, Joseph.
b1855 Millwall. Fireman, Paul Pry 1881.
 
AGLES, George.
b1867 Gravesend. Boy, George Peabody 1881.
 
AITKENHEAD, Marshall H.
AB. C/JX 132009. Killed Sun V 29-5-1940.
 
ALDRICH, A. (Harry)
b. 1881. Master Dorunda and Dongara. Captain Persia 1940 Killed in Lunula explosion 9-4-1941.
 
ALEXANDER James.
b1882 New Cross. Master SUN 1911.

ALLEN, Henry William.
b1874 Gravesend. Mate, Gamecock 1901.
 
ALLEN, William George.
b1854 Gravesend. Fireman, Caledonia 1871.
 
ALWOOD, Alfred.
b1834 Northfleet. Fireman, Dunera 1901.
 
AMBROSE, G.
b1879, Gravesend. Fireman, Dreadnought 1901.
 
AMBROSE, James.
b. Gravesend 1863. Fireman, Iona 1891. Engineer Hibernia 1901.
 
AMBROSE, James Robert.
b1871 Northfleet. Fireman, Rescue 1891. Fireman Victor 1911.
 
AMBROSE, Robert Alfred.
b1856 London. Fireman, Rescue 1891.
 
AMBROSE, Thomas.
b1896 Gravesend. Cook Commonwealth 1911.

ANDERSON, John.
b1855 Stepney. Boy, Conqueror 1871.
 
ANDREWS, Robt.
[aka Robert the Devil: Peppermint Bob].
Mate Gamecock (1). Master Gamecock (2). Master Conqueror[1893].Master Conqueror[1897]
 

 
ANNING, Albert.
b1872 Gravesend. D/hand Iona 1891.
 
ANNING, W. J. O.B.E.

Robert Bruce 1878-1892. Captain 1884-? Captain Scotia. For several years. Captain Vincia 1911 - WW1.
 
ANSCOMBE, H.
Captain 1857-1903. Captain Bristol 1898.
 
ANSCOMBE, Henry.
b1840 Northfleet. Fireman, Paul Pry 1861.
 
ANSON, George,
b1846 Millwall, Boy Napoleon 1861. Master, Iona 1891.
 
APPS, George.
b1834 London. Engineer, George Peabody 1881.
 
ARCHER, Thomas.
b1847 Gravesend. Mate, Essex 1881.
 
ARGENT, R.
D/hand Arcadia 1940.
 
 ARLOTT, William
b. Aldermaston 1846. Labourer Black Prince 1881.
 
ARNOLD, Thomas.
b1827 Rotherhithe. Master Souter Johnny 1861.
 
ASHDOWN, Mark.
b1833 Greenwich. Mate, Paul Pry 1881.
 
ASHFORD; Harry.
b1881 London. Fireman Cleveland 1901.
 
ATKINSON, Arthur,
b1880 Gravesend. Fireman, Arcadia 1901.
 
ATTWATER, John Robert.
b1896 Gravesend. Cook Canada 1911.

ATTWATER, Robert.
b1820 Gravesend. Master, Prince of Hesse, 1871.
 
ATTWATER, Thomas.
b1840 Gravesend. 2/eng, Her Majesty 1881.
 
ATTWATER, William Charles.
b1892 Poplar. D/hand Canada 1911.

AUSTEN, Frederick.
b1890 Ramsgate. Fireman Premier 1911.

AUSTEN, Sidney.
b1881 Ramsgate. Fireman Canada 1911.

AUSTIN, Benjamin
b.1839 Gravesend. Engineer, Endeavour 1871.
 
AVERY, John.
Boy, Monarch 1835.
 
AVES, A.
Crew, Empire Winnie, 1944.
 
AVIS, Henry.
b1858 Cobham. Fireman, Lord Warden 1881.
 
BAIL, Albert.
b1883 London. Cook Cleveland 1901
 
BAKER, Frederick.
b1857 Gravesend. Master, Sirdar 1901.
 
BAKER, Henry.
b.1854  Horselydown. Boy, Alice 1871.
 
 BAKER, W.
Engineer Served 1882-1923
 
BALDOCK, Robert,
b1843 Gravesend D/hand Daring 1861.
 
BALDOCK, Steve.
b1880 Poplar. Mate Scotia 102862 1911.

BALDOCK, W. SGM
b1858 Bow. Fireman, Ben Lomond 1881. Engineer Simla 1898.
 
BALDWIN, G.
b1870 Chatham. Mate, Victor 1891.
 
BARGINAL?, William,
b1840 London, Fireman Challenge 1861.
 
BARNETT, Albert.
b. Gravesend 1884. Deckhand Hibernia 1901.
 
BARROWBY, John
Master, Robert Bruce 1846. Master, Powerful 1862.
 
 
BARTLETT, J.
b1854 Gravesend. Mate, Victory 1881.
 
BASTER, William.
b. Blackwall 1864. 2nd Mate Canada 1881.
 
BAXTER, ????
Captain NELSON, 1863. Captain, Middlesex 1871.
 
BAXTER, George.
b1863 Gravesend. D/hand, Essex 1881.
 
BEALE, Robert,
Mate Caledonia 1861.
 
BEESON, N.
1871 Poplar. Fireman, Victor 1891.
 
BELCHER, L.
Captain Rumania 1954-1956.
 
BELTON, George.
b1890 Millwall. Mate Sun 1911.

BENNETT, Edward
Master Uncle Sam 1861.
 
BENNETT, Wynn.
b1838 Gravesend. Master, Her Majesty 1881.
 
BENSLEY, Frank.
b1840 Gt. Yarmouth. Engineer, Simla 1901.
 
BENSLEY, Frank,
b1834 Mile End. Engineer, Suffolk 1881.
 
BENSLEY, William.
b1860 Stepney. 3/eng, Suffolk 1881.
 
BENTLIFF, David.
b1825 Rotherhithe. Engineer, Scotia 1861. Engineer, Conqueror 1871.
 
BERRIDGE, Alfred.
b1857 Deptford. Boy, Caledonia 1871.
 
BERRY, Richard.
b1808 Deptford. Master, Paul Pry 1861.
 
BEZZANT, C.
Engineer 1859-1912
 
BILLHAM, J
Crew, Empire Winnie, 1944.
 
BIRD, William.
Cook Lost Napia 20-12-1939 aged 15.
 
BISHOP, Godfrey.
b1838 Ramsgate. Engineer, Pilot 1871.
 
BISHOP, John
b1827 Dover, Fireman Napoleon 1861.
 
BLACK Aloysius.
b Gravesend. D/hand Paul Jones 1881.
 
BLACK, Frank.
b1862. Seaman, Dreadnought 1881.
 
BLACK, N. A.
b. 1862 Gravesend. Fireman, Dreadnought 1901.
 
BLACKBURN, Richard Pybus.
b1847 Castleford. Boy, Prince 1861.
 
BLACKMAN, James,
b1839 Wapping, Fireman Caledonia 1861.
 
BLACKMAN, William,
b1805 Chatham, D/hand Enterprise 1861.
 
BLAKE, Charles Frederick.
Master Napia, lost 12-1939.
 
BODY, James.
b. 1923. Fireman Persia killed lunula explosion 9-4-1941
[Although commemorated on MN Memorial Tower Hill his body was recovered 23-5-1941 and buried in Gravesend Cemetery]
 
BOND, J.
Crew, Empire Winnie, 1944.
 
BONNER, Henry.
b1841. Fireman, Dreadnought, 1881.
 
BOTTLE ????
Crew Reliance 1876.
 
BOX, Frank,
Mate, Britannia 1901-1909. Survived 1909 sinking. 
 
BOYD, Frank Charles.
6-5-1914 - 8-1996. Engineer Watkins/Ship Towage/London Tugs. Served Empire Susan, Assiduous, Racia, Crested Cock, Ionia.
 
BOYD, Frank John.
15-01-1943 - 12-2003. Watkins/Ship Towage/London Tugs.
 
BOYT, Henry.
b. 1848 Sturminster Marshall, Dorset. Engineer, Kent 1871.
 
BRADBROOK, Richard.
b1894 Northfleet. D/hand Florida 1911.

BRADBROOK, Richard Joseph.
Engineer officer, lost Napia 12-1939
 
BRAISTED, Charles William
b1882 Greenwich. Master Sunbeam  1911.

BRANDS, John
Engineer Bulldog 1891
 
BRAYBROOK, Charles.
b1863 Poplar. Fireman, Tasmania 1891.
 
BRENNAN, M. G.,
Fireman Scotia 1861.
 
BRIGGS Charles
b1885 Gravesend. Fireman Champion 1911

BRIGGS, Frederick W.
b1856 Gravesend. Mate Iona 1911.

BRIGNELL, G.
2/Eng Foremost 87, 1940.
 
BRISTOW, Henry.
b 1813 Yarmouth. Stoker, Douro 1861.
 
BROADBRIDGE, James.
b1850 Gravesend. Fireman, Cruiser 1881.
 
BROWN, Andrew.
b. 1845 Montrose. Mate, Ben Nevis, 1871.
 
BROWN, Charles William.
b. 1877? Gravesend. Master Nubia 1901.
 
BROWN, George.
b1827 Greenwich. Master, Suffolk 1881.
 
BROWN, J.
Cook/Steward. Killed Empire Stella explosion.
 
BROWN, James Thomas.
b1849 Gravesend. Mate, Rambler 1881.
 
BROWN, Reuben B.
b1859 Greenwich. Fireman Hotspur 1911.

BROWN, Robert
b1838 Deal, D/hand Napoleon 1861.
 
BROWN, Walter.
b1873 Gravesend. 2/mate, Tasmania 1891. Mate, Zealandia 1901.
 
BROWNFIELD, Alfred George.
b1880 Gravesend. Mate, Falcon 1911.

BROWNFIELD, Harry William
b1887 Gravesend. D/hand Florida 1911.

BROWNFIELD, Matthew.
b. Gravesend 1879. 2nd Mate Nubia 1901.
 
BROWNFIELD Robert
 
 
 
BROWNFIELD, Thomas.
b. Greenwich 1826. Master, Kent 1871.
 
BROWNFIELD, William.
B1851 Gravesend. Fireman Alice 1871.
 
BROWNFIELD, Walter.
b1855 Gravesend. Mate, Cruiser 1881. Master, Falcon 1901. Master, Gamecock (2).
 
BRYANT, Benjamin,
b1842 Fulham. Trimmer, Robert Bruce 1861.
 
BUCHAN, George
Captain Oceana 1889-?
 
BULL, Albert.
b.1885, Northfleet. Cook, Mystery, 1901.
 
BULL, Richard.
b1865 Blackwall. Boy, Ben Lomond 1881.
 
BULLEN, Gordon
Stoker, lost Sun IX 21-12-1940
 
BUNT, Robert.
b1862 Gravesend. D/hand, George Peabody 1881.
 
BURLEY, T.
Engineer 1893-?
 
BURNS, A. W.
b.1884 Birminham. D/hand, Dreadnouight 1901.
 
BURRELL, Edward John.
b1848 Deptford. Master, Shah 1875. Master, Essex 1881. Master, Prince. Master, Dunera 1901.
 
BURT, Edward William
Fireman lost Emp Wold 10-11-1944
 
BURT, Joseph Edward.
b1867 Gravesend. Fireman, Storm Cock 1891. Fireman, Gamecock 1901.
 
BUSBY, Joseph,
b1837 Milton, Master Daring 1861.
 
BUSH, Robert.
b1822 Colchester. Fireman, Her Majesty 1881.
 
BUSHELL, G
Fireman, EMPIRE BETSY, 1944.
 
BUTCHER, Edward.
b1838 Rotherhithe. Mate, Paul pry 1861.
 
BUTLER, Charles.
Fireman, Gauntlet 1911.
 
BUTTS, C.
Engineer Served 1854-1904
 
CABLE Frank,
Mate Cervia 1938.
 
CACKETT, Frederick.
b1865 Gravesend. Engineer, Dorunda 1901.
 
CAFF, Robert.
Mate, Lion 1855
 
CALDER, William.
b1862 Greenwich. 3/mate, Ben Nevis 1881.
 
CALLENDER, William Alfred.
b1889 Grays. Mate Sunbeam 1911.

CAMPBELL, George.
b1892 Tilbury. Cook Falcon 1911.

CANNON, J. G.,
b1833 Poplar. Mate, Scotia 1861.
 
CANNON, Richard Thomas,
b1844. 2/mate Times 1861.
 
CARSON [CORSAN?], H.
b1835 Wapping. Master, Britannia 1871.
 
CARTER, Charles.
b1885. Fireman Challenge 89650 1911.

CARTER, James William.
b. 1853. Mate, Napoleon 1881. Lost in Napoleon 14 Oct 1881. Mentioned in Chalk Churchyard, Kent.
 
CASELTON, Ernest.
b. 1906. Leading hand Persia, killed Lunula explosion 9-4-1941.
[Although commemorated on MN Memorial Tower Hill his body was recovered and is buried in Gravesend Cemetery]
 
CASKELL, Frederick.
b1890 Gravesend. Fireman Dorunda 1911.

CATON, John.
b1861 Shadwell. Fireman, Gauntlet 1881.
 
CHAPMAN, Alfred.
b1861 West Mersea. D/hand, Cruiser 1881.
 
CHASON, George,
bGravesend 1821 Deckhand Challenge 1861. Deckhand Prince, drowned off Nore 4-1867.
 
CHAVNER, Thomas.
b1852 Cardiff. 2/mate Defiance 1871.
 
CHEESEMAN, Henry Edward,
Mate, Milton. Drowned 6-12-1879.
 
CHEESEMAN, Robert,
b1837 Rotherhithe. Fireman, Pilot 1861.
 
CHEESEMAN, William G.
b1874 Shorne. Fireman, Bantam Cock 1891.
 
CHEPPINFIELD, John.
Mate, Nelson, 1842.
 
CHILHAID, John 'Buster',
Cook Cervia 1938
 
CHIPPERFIELD, William
 
 deckhand Daring 1881.
 
CHOAT, Alfred.
b1866 Gravesend. Boy, Rescue 1881.
 
CHURCH, Frederick,
b1874 Bromley-by-Bow. Fireman, Arcadia 1901.
 
CHURCHMAN, Henry.
b1853 Poplar. fireman, Era 1871.
 
CLARE, Henry.
b1836 Ramsgate. Mate Conqueror 1871.
 
CLARK, Alexander.
b1861 Poplar. Fireman, Uncle Sam 1891
 
CLARK, Henry S,
Stoker, RNPS, LT/KX 160325, MPK Empire Wold.
 
CLARK, James.
b.1838 Gravesend. Mate, Kent 1871.
 
CLARK, Thomas,
b1841 Woolwich, Fireman Daring 1861.
 
CLARKE, E.
b1865 London. Boy, Victory 1881.
 
COATES, John Herbert.
b1880 Poplar. Fireman, Iona 1901.
 
COCKETT, Frederick,
b1865 Gravesend. Engineer, Dorunda 1901.
 
COLE, Albert E.
b1882 Gravesend. 2/mate Dorunda 1901 Mate Dunera 1911.

COLE, Daniel.
b1852 Gravesend. Mate, Lord Warden 1881. Master, Commonwealth.
 
COLE, Henry Robertson.
b1881 Gravesend. Mate Stormcock 1911.

COLE, Horace.
b. Gravesend 1878. 2nd Engineer Hibernia 1901.
 
COLE, James.
b1852. Fireman, Endeavour 1881.
 
COLLIER, Alfred F. B.,
L/Seaman C/J94967.
Lost [Drowned] Danube VI. 20-2-1941.
 
COLSON, Henry Albert.
Master, Milton 1879.
 
CONNELLY, Charles.
b. 1882. Engineer, Dongara 1938. Engineer Persia. Killed Lunula explosion 9-4-1941
 
CONNELLY, Kenneth.
Drowned Security sinking 12-1946.
 
CONNELLY, Thomas.
b1891 Gravesend. Fireman Stormcock 1911.

CONNELLY, Thomas William,
Fireman, Napia lost 12-1939.
 
CONNELLY, William.
Served Dongara, Muria.
 
CONNELLY, W
b 1921, Firemand Arcadia 1940.
 
CONNOR, Joseph.
b1863 Surrey. D/hand, Atlas 1881.
 
COOK, Charles Anthony.
b1857 Stone. Fireman, Dilwara 1901.
 
COOK, John.
b1852 Marton Lincs. Engineer, Her Majesty 1881.
 
COOK, W
Crew Empire Winnie 1944
 
COOPER, Ebenezer.
b1861 Gravesend. Trimmer, Universe 1881.
 
COOPER, Jess,
L/Hand Cervia 1938.
 
COPPING, Thomas.
b1863 Gravesend. Trimmer, Rescue 1881.
 
CORMACK, Thomas.
2/eng Cervia 1954. Lost in capsize.
 
COUSINS, William London,
Master Bulldog 1861.
 
COUVES, Arthur,
b. 1884, Gravesend. 2/mate, Condor 1901. Captain Gamecock (2), Captain Contest. Captain Undaunted 1911.
 
COUVES, Charles,
b1871 Gravesend. D/hand Iona 1891.
 
COX, Benjamin.
b1847 Bishops Stortford. 2/mate, Sir Walter Scott 1871.
 
CREED, Clement.
b1862. Fireman, Ben More 1881.
 
CREED, George.
b1856 Gravesend. D/hand Rescue 1881. Mate, Champion 1901. Mate, Gauntlet 1911.
 
CREED, George
b1884 Gravesend. Fireman Scotia 102862 1911.

CRIPPS, Alfred John.
b. Dover 1870. Engineer 1887-1931. Engineer Nubia 1901.
 
CRISP. Thomas
Engineer, Caledonia. Died after being crushed in engine off Harty Ferry 7-1861.
 
CROSS, Albert.
Captain Doria WW1.
 
CROUCH, George.
b1851 Maidstone. Mate, Defiance 1871. Master, Zealandia 1901.
 
CROUCH, Joseph.
b1833 London. Engineer, Alarm 1881.
 
CRUTTENDEN, Charles
1861 Master, Monarch.
 
CULLEN, Charles.
b1847 Poplar. Fireman Conqueror 1871.
 
CULLEN, T.
b. 1862 Bromley-by-Bow. Stoker, Gamecock 1881.
 
CULLEN, William George.
b1882 Poplar. D/hand, Dunera 1901.
 
CULLIS, E. SGM
Cook Simla 1898.
 
CULLIS, Thomas.
b1854 Poplar 2/mate, Times 1871.
 
CURD, G.
b1854 Bromley-by-Bow. Boy, Britannia 1871.
 
CURTIS, Francis James.
b1895 Tilbury. Cook Danube II 1911.

CURTIS, James George.
b1855 Gravesend. Served Lord Warden, Prince. Mate, Alarm 1881. Master, Britannia 1901 - 1911. [Survived 1909 sinking]
 
CURTIS, Robert.
b1876 Gravesend. Boy, Victoria 1891.
 
CURTIS, Walter Henry.
b1864 Gravesend. Boy, Cruiser 1881. Mate, Tasmania 1891. Master, Challenge 1895. Master, Conqueror 1900. d1936.
 
DAINES, Thomas Henry.
b1843 Gravesend. Mate, Renown 1871.
 
DARTNELL, David.
b1896 Gravesend. Boy Stormcock 1911.

DARTNELL, Henry.
b1852 Gravesend. Trimmer, Renown 1871.
 
DARTNELL, Thomas.
b.1849 Gravesend. Fireman, Kent 1871.
 
DAVIS, Edward,
b1794 London. 2/mate, Sir William Wallace 1861.
 
DAVIS, Harry.
b1886 Gravesend. Boy, Simla 1901.
 
DAVISON, John.
Captain Her Majesty.
 
DAVISON, Jonas,
b1829 Chester-le-street. Engineer, Robert Bruce 1861.
 
DAVISON, Robert.
b1858 Poplar. Trimmer, Conqueror 1871.
 
DEARE, James.
b1836 Gravesend. Mate, Sir Walter Scott 1861. Master, Sir Walter Scott 1871.
 
DEARE, William
master, Black Eagle 1853.
 
DEITON, Thomas,
b1847 London. Boy, Sir William Wallace 1861.
 
DENETT, Charles.
b1873 Gravesend. D/hand, Robert Bruce 1891.
 
DENNE. Thomas W.
b. Deal 1836. mate, Ranger 1861.
 
DENT, John.
b1843 Poplar. D/hand, Robert Bruce 1861. Master, Caledonia 1871.
 
DE???TON, Francis.
b. London 1873. Mate Hibernia 1901.
 
DEVONSHIRE, Thomas.
b1869 Millwall. Mate Danube II 1911.

DIRE, C.
Cook, Foremost 87, 1940.
 
DISTIN, Arthur.
Boy Challenger. Drowned off Dover 1875.
 
DIX, Herbert
b1902 Gravesend. Fireman, Britannia 1911.

DOBINSON Thomas,
b1841 Howden. Fireman, Robert Bruce 1861.
 
DONAGHUE, James.
b1832 Rotherhithe. Fireman, Robert Bruce 1891.
 
DOUSE, George
Captain, Agamemnon 1874.
 
DOUST, Charles.
Master, Atlas 1881.
 
DOVE, William,
b.1871 London. Mate, Cleveland 1901.
 
DOWNS, Harry,
b1864. Cook, City of London, 1881.
 
DOWSON, John W.
AB. RFR C/SSX 13033 MPK.
Lost Danube III WW2.
 
DRAPER, A.
Fireman. Killed Empire Stella explosion.
 
DRAPER, Henry William,
Master Emp Wold, lost 10-11-1944.
 
DUNCAN, Thomas
b1844 Stepney, coal trimmer, Enterprise 1861.
 
DUNLOP, George Thomas.
b1859 Chatham. Engineer, Endeavour 1881.
 
DURHAM, George
crew, Uncle Sam, drowned at Goole 18-10-1873.
 
DYCKE, Frederick
b1841 Suffolk. Engineer; Euclid 1861
 
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