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 EASDOWN, G.
Captain 1865-1906. Capt Renown 1882.
 
ECCLESTON, J.
C/Eng. MBK Empire Stella explosion.
 
ECCLESTON, W.
Fireman. Killed Empire Stella explosion.
 
EDGECOMBE, G. F.
b. 1866, Shadwell. Master, Dreadnought 1901.
 
EDGLEY, Henry.
b1866 W. Hartlepool. Boy, Gauntlet 1881.
 
EDWARDS, Alfred.
b1846 Gravesend. 2/mate, Ben Nevis 1881.
 
EDWARDS, Ebenezer.
Partner G. U. T. Captain, Prince. Landlord SAhip Inn, Bath St., Gravesend.
 
EGALTON, Alfred.
b1847 Blackwall. Boy, John Bull 1861.
 
EGALTON, Richard.
b1845 London. Boy, Paul Pry 1861.
 
ELLIOTT, George,
1837 Herne Bay. Fireman, Prince 1861.
 
ELLIOTT, William.
b1861 Poplar. 2/mate, Suffolk 1881.
 
ELLIOTT, ????
1861 Master Alliance.
 
EVANS, Edward James.
b1895 Greenwich. 2/mate Sunbeam 1911.

FAIL?, George.
b1866 Poplar. Cook, Suffolk 1881.
 
FARMER, William.
b1865 Lambeth. Boy, Rambler 1881.
 
FARTHING, george.
b1847, Greenwich. Engineer, Mystery 1901.
 
FEARN, Charles G.
b. 1866 Dereham. Fireman, Undaunted 1901.
 
FEERLE, Thomas.
b1889 Gravesend. D/hand Vincia 1911.

FELL, A.
b1874 Shadwell. Mate, Lioness 1891.
 
FENN, Edward.
b1862 Gravesend. 2/mate, Ulysses 1881.
 
FINLAY, James
b1822. Fireman, Souter Johnnie, 1846.
 
FISHER, James.
b1832. Fireman, Ben More 1881.
 
FINCH, R E.
Master Darent 1911.

FITCH, Thomas William.
b1847 Southampton. Master, Robert Bruce 1891. Master, Iona 1901. Master Iona 1911.
 
FITCH, Tom.
Captain 1860-1911. Captain Scotia 1894.
 
FLICH, John
Deckhand, Hibernia 1881.
 
FLOOD, Alexander.
b1857 Poplar. Mate, Gauntlet 1881.
 
FORD, George.
b1841 Bristol. Fireman, Iona 1891.
 
FOTHERGILL, Alfred Henry.
b1864 Gravesend. D/hand, Alarm 1881. D/hand, Rescue 1891.
 
FOTHERGILL, Charles.
b1871 Gravesend. D/hand, Victoria 1891.
 
FOTHERGILL, Frederick James.
b.30-1-1924. Fireman Empire Wold WW2.
 
FOTHERGILL, James Henry.
b1870 Gravesend. Mate, Rescue 1891.
 
FOTHERGILL, William Gerrard
Master, Victory 1897.
 
FOTHERGILL, ????
Boy, Vigilant, drowned at Woolwich 10-6-1881 [age 14]
 
FOX, Charles W.
Master, Paul Jones 1881.
 
FRANCES, Frank.
b1863. Trimmer, City of London 1881.
 
FRANCES, Stephen.
b. Rochester 1842. Fireman Bristol 1881.
 
FRANKLIN, Frederick
b1870 Gravesend. Firemand Undaunted 1901.
 
FRANKLIN, John Henry.
b1863 Borough. Mate, Robert Bruce 1891.
 
FRANKLIN, John.
b1846 London. Fireman, Pilot 1871.
 
FRAZER, John.
b1894 Gravesend. Cook Dorunda 1911.

FREEBOROUGH, Charles.
b1860 Hull. Fireman Zealandia 85094 1911.

FRESHWATER, William Henry,
b1819 Deptford. Mate, Prince 1861. Master, Reliance 1876.
 
FRIEND, Charles.
b. 1879 Graesend. Fireman, Condor 1901.
 
FROST, Alfred.
b. Gravesend 1858. Mate, Bristol 1881. Master, Guiana 1891. Master, Robert Bruce 1892. D. 1931.
 
FRYER, James Edwin. DSC+Bar.  [gazetted 27-8-1940 & 1944]
b Isle of Sheppey . 26-6-1920 - 13-9-1935 D/hand, Mate, Master for William Watkins Ltd. 15-10-1936 Watchman. 29-5-1938 Storeman. 6-1-1940 Master Fairplay One. Master Foremost 87. 10-5-1942 Master Arcadia. 6-3-1944 Master Empire Winnie/Zealandia. 11-10-1948 Left tug service. d1974.
 
FRYER, John Stanley,
D/hand Empire Betsy 1944. Mate Emp Wold, lost 10-11-1944.
 
FULLBROOK, William.
b1828 Gravesend.Fireman, Anglia 1871.
 
FULLER, Robert M.i.D.
Gravesend. Crew Empire Pixie 1944.
 
FUNNELL, F. SGM
Fireman Simla 1898.
 
FUNNELL, Thomas W.,
Stoker RFR. C/K 59009 MPK
Danube III, Lost WW2.
 
GARCIA, L J
Fireman, Foremost 87, May 1940.
 
GARDNER, John
Fireman, Red Rover. Drowned after falling from tugs boat 6-1858.
 
GARDNER, William Edward, OBE
Master Empire Jester, Ostend WW2. OBE gazetted 14-8-1945.
 
GERMAN, Walter Francis.
b1874 Poplar. Fireman Sunbeam 1911.

GIBBO[E]NS, William.
b.1880, Chalk. Fireman, Condor 1901. Engineer Foremost 87, 1940.
 
GILBERT, Joseph
1854 Limehouse. Boy, Contest 1871.
 
GILES, Ernest John.
b. 1881 Grenwich. 2/mate, Falcon 1901.
 
GILL, Frances
1861, Master, Dougal.
 
GILL, Francis.
b1851. Master, Ben More 1881.
 
GIRLING, Frederick Arthur,
Mate Napia, lost 12-1939
 
GLANVILLE John
b1857, Donegal, Ireland. 1881 Captain, Australia. d23-9-1893 Suffocated in fumes caused by fire aboard Australia, off Gravesend.
 
GLENDON, Edward,
b1844 London. Mate, Pilot 1861.
 
GLUE, David Valentine.
b1838, Gravesend. 12-4-1860 Joined Toby as Mate. 23-4-1864 Master Antagonist. Master, Victoria 1868. 1871 Master, Napoleon. 7-1-1876 Master Anglia. Towing Master, Anglia Jan 1878 for Cleopatra tow. d9-1882 Poplar, London.
 
GOODE, George Richard.
b1851 Rotherhithe. Engineer Danube II 1911.

GORDON, Joseph
b1821 Wapping. Firemand Euclid 1861.
 
GOUGE, H.
Captain Tanga 1940.
 
GRAHAM. Henry.
b1865 Gravesend. Boy, Paul Pry 1881.
 
GRANT, Andrew
Fireman, Souter Johnnie, 1846
 
GRAY, William,
b1825 Sunderland. Engineer, Napoleon 1861.
 
GRAY, Samuel.
Engineer, Lord Warden, killed, crushed in engine 30-8-1851.
 
GREEN, Nathaniel William.
Master, Monarch 1835.
 
GRIFFITHS, Harry.DSC.DSM.
Deckhand Java. DSM gazetted 16-8-1940.
Master Empire Susan 1946. Master Rumania 1950-1954.
 
GRIST, Joseph.
b1864 Deptford.
Engineer Sunbeam 1911.

GWALTER, Charles,
Deckhand Napia, lost 12-1939.
 
GWALTER, Thomas,
b1808 London, Engineer, Enterprise 1861. Engineer, Renown 1871.
 
HACKNEY, Frank R,
Act/Able Seaman (DEMS), C/JX 398887, MPK Empire Wold.
 
HAILL, Charles.
Served in Contractor 1860, Powerful 1862, Mitchells 1864, Rambler 1865, Wanderer 1866. Master of Charm 1867; Alexander 1867; Vivid 1868; Wanderer 1869; Rescue 1870; Lord Warden 1870; Macgregor 1873; Her Majesty 1877; Lightning 1878; Cruiser 1878; Daring 1879; Challenger 1882; Conqueror 1884; . Trinity House Pilot 1891;
 
HAILL, Frederick.
b. 1850 Gravesend. Mate, Condor 1901.
 
HAINES, Edward.
b1871 London. Engineer, Dilwara 1901.
 
HAINES, F.
b1816 Rotherhithe. Fireman Brittania 1871.
 
HAINES, John,
b1835 Rotherhithe. Engineer Souter Johnny 1861. Engineer, Ben More 1881.
 
HAINES Thomas,
b1840 Rotherhithe. Fireman Souter Johnny 1861.
 
HAINES, William.
b1822 Poplar. Fireman, Prince of Hesse 1871.
 
HALE, Henry.
b. Brighton 1835. Engineer Canada 1881. Engineer, Victoria 1891.
 
HALE, Thomas.
b1858 Gravesend. Fireman, George Peabody 1881.
 
HALFORD, Alfred Thomas.
b1853 Clerkenwell. 2/engineer, Sufolk 1881.
 
HALFRIGHT, G
D/hand Empire Winnie 1944.
 
HAMBLETON, John William.
Master, Fergus McIvor 1871.
 
HAMMOCK, Henry.
b.1879 Gravesend. Fireman, Sirdar 1901.
 
HAMMOCK, Richard.
b1859 Barking. Fireman, Rescue 1881.
 
HAMMOND, Charles.
b1848 Notting Hill. Engineer (Driver), Gamecock 1881.
 
HANKINS, Sydney.
b. Lymington 1882. Fireman Burma 1901.
 
HARDMAN, J.
b1866 Dover. Engineer, Conqueror 1901.
 
HARDY, George.
b1856. Mate, Ben More 1881.
 
HARKER, Charles.
b1836 Horsleydown. Fireman, Prince 1861.
 
HARMER, Henry.
b1849 Thorne Yorks. Mate, Her Majesty 1881.
 
HARRIS, Frederick.
b1882 Poplar. D/hand, Simla 1901.
 
HARRIS, George Smith.
Master, Pilot 1881. Master, Hibernia 1891.
 
HARRIS S C
crew Empire Winnie 1944.
 
 
HART, Robert.
b. Milton,Gravesend 1842. Fireman, Renown 1871. Engineer, Ben Nevis 1881. Engineer Columbia 1901.
 
HARVEY, William Middleton
Master, Lion 1855
 
HATCHER, John.
1837 Gravesend. Fireman, Universe 1881.
 
HATHAWAY, David,
b1816 Poplar. Master Vanguard 1858
Master, Pilot 1861.
 
HAWKINS, James.
b.1851 Deptford. Engineer, Undaunted 1901. Engineer Undaunted 1911.
 
HAWKINS, Reuben.
Master, Tamesa.
 
HAWKINS, Robert Henry.
b1868 Shadwell. Mate, Stormcock 1901.
 
HAY, Frederick.
b1854 Poole. Fireman, Alarm 1881.
 
HAYDON H J
crew  Empire Winnie 1944.
 
HAYES, Cornelius.
b1835 Chatham. Fireman, Caledonia 1871.
 
HAYMAN, Frederick Edward.
Lost 2-11-1940 aged 62 from tug Lea at Tilbury.
 
HAYMAN, George.
b1880 Gravesend. Mate, Dilwara 1901.
 
HAYNES, Benjamin Thomas,
1860 Master, Victory.
 
HAYWARD, Walter James,
b1841 Gravesend. Mate Daring 1861. Master, Electric 1863.  Master, Palmerston 1868. Master, Renown 1871. Master, George Peabody 1881. Master, Challenger 1890
 
HAYWARD, ?.
Master Dorunda.
 
HEADLEY, Reginald.
b1874 Greenwich. 2/Engineer, Gauntlet 1901.
 
HEATH, Percy.
b1889 Milton. D/hand Java 1911.

HEATH, Richard.
b.Northfleet 1820. Labourer Black Prince 1881.
 
HEATH, Thomas.
b1859 Gravesend. 2/mate, Her Majesty 1881.
 
HEATH, William.
b. Gravesend 1866. Boy Canada 1881.
 
HEAVER, Thomas.
b1862 Strood. Fireman, Powerful 1881.
 
HEDLEY, Wallace.
b.1853 London. 2/mate, Kent 1871.
 
HENDERSON, Joseph.
b1885 Gravesend. Cook Gamecock 1901. Mate Dorunda 1911.

HENDERSON, Joseph.
Master, Susanna 1881.
 
HERBERT, William George.
b1875 Theale. Fireman Falcon 1911.

HEWISON James
Manager Elliot S T Co 1900.
 
HEWITT, Thomas.
b1847 Poplar. Engineer, Iona 1891.
 
HEWITT, William
Fireman, killed 28-5-1868 by boiler explosion on Pilot.
 
HIBBERD, William Drummond. [Lt RNVR]
Captain Arcadia [HMS Chichester] WW1. Drowned 1-1-1916 Chatham.
 
HIGGINS, John.
b1861 Gravesend. Fireman, Rambler 1881.
 
HIGHDITCH, Angelo.
Fireman Thomas Petley. Drowned 1852.
 
HIGHWAY, T
Cook, Empire Betsy 1944.
 
HILLS, ALF
Fireman Cervia 1938.
 
HILLS, Henry.
b1853 Gravesend. Cook, Punch 1871.
 
HILLS, John.
b 1888. Fireman, Gauntlet 1911. later Engineer of Security and Watercock.
 
HILLS, Lewis John,
2nd Engineer, Revenger, Rufiji incident 1915.
 
HITCHINS, William.
b1846 Greenwich. Fireman, Pilot 1871.
 
HOARE, James.
b1868 Oxford. Fireman, Burma 1901.
 
HOGAN, John
b1891 Hoxton. Fireman Java 1911.

HOGG, Edward
b1879 Clerkenwell. Engineer Sun 1911.
 
HOGG Frederick
b1888 Canterbury. 2/eng SUN 1911.

HOGWOOD, Thomas?.
b1874 Gravesend. Boy, Guiana 1891.
 
HOILES, Albert Victor ['Doon'].
b19-5-1897. Captain Vincia 1940. d19-11-1974.
 
HOILES, Charles Robert.
b24-8-1863 Gravesend. Cook, Endeavour 1881. d7-4-1941
 
HOILES, David
b18-12-1932. Gondia, Zealandia, Captain Arcadia.
 
HOILES, Donald.
b1-1-1913 Captain Rumania.
 
HOILES, George.
b Gravesend 1837. Labourer Black Prince 1881. d11-1-1924
 
HOILES, Roland ['John']
b6-7-1910. Engineer Java. d27-7-1995.
 
HOILES, Thomas.
b3-10-1903. 2nd/Eng Sun IX, lost 21-12-1940
 
HOILES, Charles William.
b16-4-1890. Captain Kenia 1940. Captain Java. d15-8-1967.
Awarded MBE for services at Dunkirk.
 
HOILES, William Charles ['Nobby']
b17-1-1913. Leading hand Gondia.
 
HOILES, William.
b1881 Gravesend. Mate Canada 1911.

HOLDERNESS, William.
b1885, Gravesend. Boy, Dunera 1901.
 
HOLLAND, Alexander.
Master, Rambler 1871. Master, Lord Warden 1881.
 

 
HOLLAND, James Thomas.
b1836 Gravesend. Master, Admiral 1872. Master, Rambler 1881.
 
HOLLAND, E.
Master Dorunda, Dunera.
 
HOLLAND, Arthur.
b1869 Gravesend. 2/eng Danube II 1911.

HOLLAND, John.
b. 1840 Gravesend. D/hand Ranger 1861.
 
HOLLAND, John James,
b1845 Milton, Boy, Daring 1861. Master, Canada 1891.
 
HOLLAND, Richard.
Captain, Prince 1868.
 
HOLLAND, Thomas.
Master, Rescue 1874. Master, Cruiser 1881.
 
HOLLAND, Thomas William,
b1831 Gravesend. Mate, Challenge 1861. Mate, Endeavour 1881.
 
HOLLINGUM, Charles
b1871 Gravesend. 2/mate Gamecock 1901.
 
HOLLINGUM, James
b1840. Master Lass o' Gowrie 1861. 
 
HOLMES, Henry
Mate, Souter Johnnie, 1846. Master Euclid 1861.
 
HOOD, Sidney.
b1839 Woolwich. Mate, Prince of Hesse 1871.
 
JAMES CHARLES HOOD, C.  SGM.
Skipper Simla 1898.
 


 
HORLOCK, James.
b 1847 Greenhithe. Boy, Friend to all Nations, 1861.
 
HORLOCK, John Samuel.
b1829 Greenhithe. Master, Friend to all Nations, 1861. Master, Conqueror 1871.
 
HOUGHTON, William.
Captain Napoleon 1880. Lost in Allanshaw tragedy 1881.
 
HOULTON Arthur.
b1895 Gravesend. Cook Champion 1911.

HOWARD, Alfred.
b1834 Northfleet. Fireman, Endeavour 1871.
 
HOWARD, James Edward.
b1886 Gravesend. Fireman Falcon 1911.

HOWARD, John
 
Engineer, lost in Ocean Cock 9-6-1938
 
HOWARD, R.
crew. Empire Winnie 1944.  Killed Empire Stella explosion.
 
HOWARD, Robert,
AB, [Pens] C/J 40159 MPK
Danube III, lost WW2.
 
HOWELL, Robert.
b1828 Snape. Fireman, Ben Nevis 1881.
 
HOWLETT, William,
b1833. Engineer, Times 1861.
 
HUBBARD, William
b1871 Gravesend. D/hand Uncle Sam 1891.
 
HUGHES, Alexander.
b Gravesend. D/hand Contest 1871.
 
HULLYER, Bertie F.
L/Stoker, RFR. C/KX 19944 MPK.
Danube III, lost WW2.
 
HUME James William
b1859 Maldon. Fireman Danube II 1911.

HUMPHREYS, N.
b1870 Gravesend. Mate, Burma 1901.
 
HUMPHREYS, William Crow,
1905, Mate, Oceana, on Tancarville tow.
 
HUNEYBELL, John.
b. Hundon Suffolk 1841. Master Black Prince 1881.
 
HUNT, James William.
b. 1842, Northfleet. Fireman Iona 1901.
 
HURDLE, William.
b. 1866 Chalk. Engineer, Condor 1901.
 
HUSBANDS, Henry.
b. 1833 London. Engineer, Friend to all nations, 1861.
 
HYDE, John.
b1857. Boy, Ben Nevis 1871.
 
 
 
 
 
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