Jonathan Shepherd (1880 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Whitehaven Cumberland, England
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Occupation: Junior Assistant 2nd. Engineer
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About Jonathan Shepherd

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"Shepherd was on duty on the evening of April 14th, 1912. After the collision he helped the other engineeers rig pumps in boiler room No. 5 but broke his leg when he slipped into a raised access plate. Leading fireman Frederick Barrett and engineer Herbert Harvey helped him to the pump-room. Shortly afterwards the nearby bulkheads was breached and Shepherd was left helpless as the waters rose around him".

Mr Jonathan Shepherd


  • Born: Wednesday 31st March 1880 in Whitehaven Cumberland England
  • Age: 32 years and 15 days.
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at 16 Bellevue Terrace, Nicholstown Southampton Hampshire England - Map
  • Occupation: Junior Assistant 2nd. Engineer
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Saturday 6th April 1912
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Jonathan Shepherd was born on March 31, 1880 in Whitehaven, Cumberland. He moved to Blackburn with his family when very young and served an apprenticeship with James Davenport of that town. He worked for Messrs. Howard & Bullough of Accrington and Hadfields of Sheffield before commencing a seagoing career with W.S Kennaugh & Sons of Liverpool. Shepherd served on ships owned by James Chambers & Co. of Liverpool and joined the White Star line after obtaining his first class marine engineer's certificate of competency. He served on the Olympic before joining the Titanic. He was unmarried.

Shepherd was on duty on the evening of April 14th, 1912. After the collision he helped the other engineeers rig pumps in boiler room No. 5 but broke his leg when he slipped into a raised access plate. Leading fireman Frederick Barrett and engineer Herbert Harvey helped him to the pump-room. Shortly afterwards the nearby bulkheads was breached and Shepherd was left helpless as the waters rose around him.

Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement Newark Evening News, 16 April 1912, Article Elizabeth Daily Journal, 20 April 1912, Visitor Here Confirms Death of Brother

References Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) Walter Lord (1976) A Night to Remember. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 14 004757 3 United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List

Contributors Denis Griffiths, UK

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Хронология Jonathan Shepherd

1880
March 31, 1880
Whitehaven Cumberland, England
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 32
Titanic