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  UPSON, Joseph.
Fireman, Souter Johnnie, 1846.
 
VEARGAN, George.
b1879 Gravesend. Deckhand Arcadia 1901.

VINTEN, Henry.
b1872 Poplar. Fireman Dunera 1911.
 
WADE, JAMES.(Samuel?)
B. Gravesend 1825. Master of Napoleon 1861.
   WALFORD, James.
b1851. Master, Dreadnought, 1881.
 
WALKER, Arthur James.
b1882 Gravesend. D/hand, Gauntlet 1901.
 
WALKER, Frank,
Navigating Master, Revenger, Rufiji incident 1915.
 
WALKER, James. OBE.

Captain Java WW1. Captain Muria 1920. Captain, Dilwara 1938. Lost in Muria 8-11-1940.
 
WALKER, James Mark,
b1840 Gravesend. Mate, Tam O'Shanter 1861.
 
WALKER, John.
b1866 Gravesend. Boy, Universe 1881.
 
WALKER, John,
Master, Tam O'Shanter 1861.
 
WALTON, William.
b1855 Gravesend. Fireman, Ben Lomond 1881.
 
WARD, Arthur Charles,
Radio Op., Muria lost WW2.
 
WARNE, Cyril Thomas.

Chief Eng, Muria . 8-11-1940 Lost when vessel mined off North Foreland.
 
WARREN, George William.
b1854 Rochester. Engineer, Paul Pry 1881.
 
WARREN, William,
b1847 Rochester, Boy Challenge 1861.
 
WASHER, George.
b1885 Gravesend. D/hand, Simla 1901.
 
WATERS, Harry.
b. Gravesend 1884. Boy Nubia 1901.Mate Persia 1941. Killed Lunula explosion 9-4-1941.
 
WATERS, Henry B.
b1884 Mate Challenge 89650 1911.

WATERS Sydney.
b1887 Gravesend. D/hand Britannia 1911.

WATERS, Thomas.
b1881 Gravesend. mate Zealandia 85094 1911.

THE WATKINS FAMILY.
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WATKINS, C
Master Victor 1901.
 
WATKINS, George.
b.1873 Gravesend. Fireman, Premier 1901.Fireman Britannia 1911.
 
WATKINS, Joseph.
b1849 Gravesend. Fireman, Her Majesty 1881.
  
WATKINS T G
D/hand Foremost 87 1940.
 
WATKINS, William
b1896 Gravesend. Cook Gamecock 1911.

WATKINS, W.
No relation to owning family. Captain, Uncle Sam 1849-?
 
WATSON, John
Mate, Electric 1872.
 
WATTON, George Donaldson,
Engineer, Rambler. Scalded to death in boiler explosion 8-11-1871.
 
WATTS, Edward.
b. Gravesend 1883. Deckhand Burma 1901.
 
WATTS, Robert.
b1880 Gravesend. Fireman Undaunted 1911.

WATTS, William
Fireman Dorunda 1901. Ch/Eng Cervia 1938.
 
WEBB, F. SGM
Mate Simla 1898.
 
WEBB, ?.
Captain? Navigated Anglia 1875 for Syria tow.
 
WEBSTER, George.
b1877 Gravesend. Fireman, Simla 1901.
 
WEBSTER, Henry William.
Master Champion [3] 1911. Awarded gold watch by German government for services to s/v Walkure 6-12-1911. Awarded Gold watch by US government for services to Piave 19-1-1919.
 
WEBSTER, William.
b. London 1853. Fireman Pilot 1881.
 
WEBSTER, William.
b1866 Gravesend. Master, Dilwara. Master, Conqueror 1901.
 
WELLDON, Thomas Chapman,
Master, Tasmania 1891.
 
WELLS, G. SGM
b1876 Shadwell. Deckhand Simla 1898. Mate, Simla 1901.
 
WELLS. George S.
Master Oceana, possibly for Sumatra tow.
 
WELLS, H.
b1851 Norfolk. Engineer, Victory 1881.
 
WELLS, H
b1860 Norfolk. Fireman, Victory 1881.
 
WELLS. H.
b. Stepney 1878. Fireman Nubia 1901
 
WEST, Timothy.
b1851 Gravesend. Mate, Ben Nevis 1881.
 
WESTON, Robert.
b. Gravesend 1881. Deckhand Hibernia 1901.
 
WESTWACH, J N.
Crew Empire Winnie 1944.
 
WHEELER, James.
b 1839 Bermondsey. Fireman Caledonia 1861.
 
WHEELER, William,
b. 1827,Bermondsey.  Master Caledonia 1861. Master, Highland Maid 1871. Master, Lioness 1891.
 
WHEELER, William.
b1857 Gravesend. Fireman Ben Nevis 1881.
 
WHIFFIN R W
Crew Empire Winnie 1944.
 
WHITBREAD J
Master Stormcock 1911.

WHITE Alfred
b1896 Gravesend. Boy Challenge 89650 1911.

WHITE, Alf.
Master, Dilwara.
 
WHITE, John.
b1827 Limerick. Fireman, Alarm 1881.
 
WIGGINS, John
Captain, Souter Johnnie, 1846.
 
WIGGINS, William,
Seaman, RNPS, LT/JX 278929, MPK Empire Wold.
 
WILKINSON, John.
b1875 Gravesend. Boy, Canada 1891.
 
WILDER, Frederick George Cyril.
b1891 Deal  .D/hand Spread Eagle 1911. 

WILLDER, Fred.
b. Strood 1862. Mate Victoria 1881.
 
WILLIAMSON, John
Engineer, Monarch 1835. Crushed to death in engine off Poplar 1835.
 
WILMOT, Henry.
b1828 at sea. Watchman, Renown 1881.
 
WILSON D
Fireman, Empire Betsy 1944.
 
WILSON, John.
b1846 Colsterworth. Fireman, Sir Walter Scott 1871.
 
WILSON, William.
b1880 Gravesend. Fireman Arcadia 1901.
 
WILTHIRNE, J.
b. Gt. Wigborough, Essex 1842. Labourer Black Prince 1881.
 
WILTHIRNE, John.
b. Gt. Wigborough, Essex 1849. Labourer Black Prince 1881.
 
WILTSHIRE, George
b1870 Northfleet. fireman Expert 99044 1901.
 
WINGFIELD, Lewis.
b1852 Gravesend. Mate, George Peabody 1881.
 
WINGFIELD, Thomas.
b1844 Gravesend. Fireman, George Peabody 1881.
 
WOLF, William.
b1835 Paglesham. 2/mate Warrior 1881.
 
WOOD, Alfred V. [Lt RNVR]
Captain Guiana 1914. Drowned North Sea 29-1-1918 Aged 31.
 
WOOD, Charles.
b1886 Gravesend. 2/mate Undaunted 1911.

WOOD, George.O.B.E.
b. Rosherville, Gravesend 1869. Captain Hibernia 1898-at least 1918
 
WOOD, John.
b. Surrey 1870. Fireman Hibernia 1901.
 
WOOD, John William,

AB., Muria, lost 8-11-1940.
 
WOOD, Richard.
b1839 Poplar. Fireman, Uncle Sam 1891.
 
WOOD, S.
b1910 D/hand Arcadia 1940.
 
WOOD, Thomas.
b1882 Gravesend. Fireman, Gauntlet 1901.
 
WOOD, Thomas P.
b1882 Gravesend. D/hand, Gauntlet 1901.
 
WOOD, William G.
b1873 Gravesend. 2/mate Bantam Cock 1891.
 
WOODRUFF, George.
bb1846 Herts. Boy Euclid 1861.
 
WOODRUFF, J.
b1853 Whitechapel. Fireman, Victor 1891.
 
WOOLNOUGH, J.
Master, Empire Betsy 1944. Master Emp Stella, injured boiler explosion 1-1-1946.
 
WOOTING, Thomas.
b. Gravesend 1853. Fireman Uncle Sam 1881.
 
WORRELL, Richard.
b1873 Poplar. Cook, Iona 1891.
 
WRIGHT, A.
Fireman lost Ocean Cock 9-6-1938
 
WRIGHT, Percy.
b1887 Gravesend. Cook, Arcadia 1901.
 
WRIGHT, Thomas,
L/Stoker, RFR. C/KX 78443. MPK.
Danube III, lost WW2.
 
YOUNG, William Augustus,
b4-3-1907 Great Bentley, Essex . 1940 Fireman, Muria, lost 11-1940.
 
YOUNGS, Walter.
b. Gravesend 1877. Mate Columbia 1901.
 
YOUSEMAN, Bert.
b1891 Higham. Mate Java 1911. Captain Hibernia 1927-1961. Retd. 1961.
 
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