About Joseph Francis Akerman
- Name: Mr Joseph Francis Akerman
- Age: 35 years
- Marital Status: Married.
- Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
- Occupation: Assistant Pantryman Steward Victualling crew
- First Embarked: Southampton
- Died in the sinking. Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 205)
- Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.
Courtesy: Bob Knuckle,Canada Mr Joseph Francis Akerman, 35, of Rochester Rd, Southampton worked on the Oceanic before being transferred to the Titanic.
His brother Albert Akerman was a steward on the Titanic.
Ackerman died in the sinking, his body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#205), he was buried at Fairview cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia. on 6 May 1912.
NO. 205 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 44 - DARK HAIR, LIGHT MOUSTACHE
CLOTHING - Grey overcoat; check pants; green coat and vest; tooth brush; dischargs from Oceanic.
NAME - J. Ackerman
References White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively. (#205)