Samuel John Collins (c.1877 - c.1950) MP

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Birthplace: Ramsgate, Kent, England
Death: Died in Toronto, Toronto Division, ON, Canada
Occupation: Fireman/Stoker
Managed by: June Barnes (Buchanan)
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About Samuel John Collins

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/samuel-collins.html

  • Name: Mr Samuel Collins
  • Age: 35 years
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Rescued (boat 1)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912

Mr Samuel Collins, 35, was born in Ramsgate, Kent.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as the Sailors' Home, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Highland Laddie. As a fireman he received monthly wages of £6.

Collins was rescued in Emergency Lifeboat 1.

On 15 April 1939 Collins, together with Elizabeth Mellinger, Madeleine Mann (née Mellinger) and Emma Bliss met for a Titanic reunion dinner at the Royal York Hotel, Toronto.

Articles

  • Toronto Star, 16 April 1939, Rescued by the Same Lifeboat Titanic Survivors United Again

Inquiry Testimony

  • (Courtesy of the Titanic Inquiry Project)
  • Board of Trade Hearings, Testimony

Available Documents

  • Crew Particulars of Engagement

References

  • Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
  • Wreck Commissioners' Court, Proceedings before the Right Hon. Lord Mersey on a Formal Investigation Ordered by the Board of Trade into the Loss of the S.S. Titanic

-------------------- http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-survivor/samuel-collins.html

Mr Samuel Collins


  • Age: 35 years
  • Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Fireman / Stoker
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Rescued (boat 1)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912

Mr Samuel Collins, 35, was born in Ramsgate, Kent.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as the Sailors' Home, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Highland Laddie. As a fireman he received monthly wages of £6.

Collins was rescued in Emergency Lifeboat 1.

On 15 April 1939 Collins, together with Elizabeth Mellinger, Madeleine Mann (née Mellinger) and Emma Bliss met for a Titanic reunion dinner at the Royal York Hotel, Toronto.

Articles Toronto Star, 16 April 1939, Rescued by the Same Lifeboat Titanic Survivors United Again

Inquiry Testimony (Courtesy of the Titanic Inquiry Project) Board of Trade Hearings, Testimony

Available Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement

References Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) Wreck Commissioners' Court, Proceedings before the Right Hon. Lord Mersey on a Formal Investigation Ordered by the Board of Trade into the Loss of the S.S. Titanic

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Samuel John Collins's Timeline

1877
1877
Kent, England
1950
1950
Age 73
Toronto, Toronto Division, ON, Canada