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Ali Lam

Birthplace: from Hong Kong
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Occupation: Seaman - fireman
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About Ali Lam

  • Name: Mr Ali Lam
  • Age: 38 years
  • Last Residence: in Canton China/Hong Kong
  • Occupation: Seaman
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 1601 , £56 9s 11d
  • Destination: New York City New York United States
  • Rescued (boat C)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912

Mr Ali Lam, 37, came from Hong Kong. He was unmarried.

Lam was travelling to New York City with eight colleagues from the Donaldson Line's Anetta. He was a fireman.

While it has been alleged that some or all were stowaways on the Titanic, in fact all eight boarded the Titanic at Southampton as fare-paying third class passengers. Lee Bing, Chang Chip, Choong Foo, Ling Hee, Ali Lam, Len Lam, Fang Lang and Lee Ling travelled together on the same ticket (ticket number 1601, £56 9s 11d)

Ali Lam was rescued (1)

Documents 8Evidence concerning the survival of the six Chinese sailors.


  • Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
  • List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183


  • Peter Engberg-Klarström, Sweden
  • Michael A. Findlay, USA
  • Chris Dohany, USA
  • George Behe, USA

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mr Lee Bing
  • Mr Chang Chip
  • Mr Choong Foo
  • Mr Ling Hee
  • Mr Len Lam
  • Mr Fang Lang
  • Mr Lee Ling
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from Hong Kong