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Register of Deceased Seamen

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Extracts from Register of Deceased Seamen relating to the Orkneys 1914-1918

Surname First Name Age Rank Birth Place Last Known Abode Date of Death Cause Place Ship Comments
Drever James 50 Mate Orkney Kirkwall 22/05/1914 Drowned Newcastle upon Tyne Noltland Castle sailing ship
Harrold W. 31 Bedroom Steward Orkney 43 Lambeth Rd., Liverpool 29/05/1914 Drowned off Father Point, Quebec Empress of Ireland ship wrecked
Shearer Patrick 34 Ch. Mate Orkney 17 East Rd., Kirkwall 11/11/1914 Drowned at sea Hangchow
Irvine Wm. 58 AB Orkney 46 Kirkgate, Leith 10/01/1915 Drowned R. Thames Edina
Norquay Magnus 21 AB Orkney St. Margaret's Hope, Orkney 26/03/1915 Fell down hold Cardiff Tynemouth
Brown John 49 Joiner Orkney 2 Weldon St., Walton, Liverpool 07/05/1915 Drowned off Kinsale Luistania sunk by enemy
Johnston Wm. Linskill 65 Ch. Mate Orkney 56 Merchas Gdns., Cardiff 15/02/1916 Drowned at sea Cliftonhall
Manson J 28 AB Orkney
24/02/1916 Drowned at sea Arbonne ship missing
Marwick Isaac 56 1st Eng. Orkney Edinburgh 25/02/1916 Drowned North Sea Southford
Rendell Wm 26 Sailor Orkney 27 Stuart St., Cardiff 11/03/1916 Drowned Avonmouth Hunsgate
{Clo}uston John Spence 33 2nd Eng. Orkney 20 Howburn Pl., Aberdeen 27/04/1916 Nephritis Havre Princess Melita
Robb John 22 Sailor Orkney 14 Church St., Hoy. Orkneys 23/10/1916 Drowned at sea

Grayson David 54 Mate Orkney Kirkwall 14/11/1916 Broken Neck Kirkwall Express
Sutherland James 34 Master Orkney 34 Wyndale Rd., South Woodford, Essex 20/01/1917 Drowned at sea

Thomason Charles 37 Skipper Orkney 4 Eden St., Dundee 05/02/1917 Drowned at sea

Marwick James 41 Fireman Orkney Olaf Place, Kirkwall 29/03/1917 Drowned at sea

Mason Wm. 42 Master Orkney Olaf Place, Kirkwall 29/03/1917 Drowned at sea

Rendall George 40 Mate Orkney Westray, Orkneys 29/03/1917 Drowned at sea

Rendall John 23 Fireman Orkney Westray, Orkneys 29/03/1917 Drowned at sea

Rendall Stewart 31 Seaman Orkney Westray, Orkneys 29/03/1917 Drowned at sea

Cooper T. 32 1st Mate Orkney Westray, Orkneys 02/04/1917 Drowned at sea

Rendall W.G. 47 Master Orkney 70 Barker Rd., Linthorpe, Middlesborough 18/05/1917 Drowned at sea

MacDonald John 34 1st Mate Orkney 11 Polworth Gdns., Edinburgh 23/05/1917 Drowned at sea

Robb G 27 Steward Orkney Stromness 17/06/1917 Drowned at sea

Drever Wm 31 AB Orkney Sailor's Home, Cardiff 26/06/1917 Drowned at sea

Linklater David 26 AB Orkney Scale, Sandurdi, Orkneys 31/07/1917 Drowned at sea

Sutherland Wm. 66 2nd Mate Orkney Grangemouth 31/08/1917 Cardiac Failure Grangemouth

Gutsher George 53 Boatswain Orkney 35 Cowper St., Bootle 08/10/1917
Liverpool

Johnstone Wm. 45 Master Orkney 1 Madera Pl., Leith 29/10/1917 Drowned Deersound Orkneys

Work William 35 AB Orkney 24 Princes St., Leith 29/10/1917 Drowned at sea

Budge Wm. 18 Fireman Orkney South Ronaldshay, Orkneys 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Craigie Rbt. 34 Fireman Orkney Papa Westray, Orkneys 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Foulis George 38 AB Orkney Kirkwall, Orkney 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Foulis Wm 36 AB Orkney Papa Westray, Orkneys 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Fox James 18 OS Orkney Papa Westray, Orkneys 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Heddle Robt. 40 Master Orkney 8 Starbank Road, Leith 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Peace Charles 32 Ch. Eng. Orkney Papa Westray, Orkneys 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Rendall George 49 2nd Eng. Orkney Papa Westray, Orkneys 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Rendall John 52 Steward Orkney Leith 09/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Sinclair R 31 Seaman Orkney 22 Shore St., Kirkwall 14/02/1918 Drowned at sea

Simpson J 27 3rd Eng. Orkney Bingufia', Wykeham Rd., Scotstounhill, Gla. 04/03/1918 Drowned at sea

Cheyne A
Boatswain Orkney South Shields 08/03/1918 Drowned at sea

Reid David 45 1st Mate Orkney 47 Apsley St., Glasgow 25/03/1918 Accidentally drowned at sea

Drever Wm 34 1st Mate Orkney 8 School Rd., Downfield, Dundee 09/06/1918 Drowned at sea

Driver John 43 AB Orkney Temperance Hotel, South Shields 10/06/1918 Drowned at sea

Meil J 25 4th Eng. Orkney 15 Eskdale St., Glasgow 06/07/1918 Drowned at sea

Quine James 17 AB Orkney Outsberry, Orkneys 02/08/1918 Drowned at sea

Harcus Andrew 33 AB Orkney Broughton, Westray, Orkneys 01/11/1918 Pneumonia


Sutherland Wm. 60 Mate Orkney John St., Stomness 02/11/1918 Drowned at sea Isabella Ship lost
Sutherland Wm. 60 Mate Orkney John St., Stomness 02/11/1918 Drowned at sea Isabella Ship lost
Burgles Jas. 17 Seaman Orkney
07/11/1918 Drowned at sea Janet
Gutherie James B 34 Mate Orkney
07/11/1918 Drowned at sea Janet
Groat James 25 Sailor Orkney Pheray, Orkneys 25/12/1918 Drowned Hartlepool Coronilla

 

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