Henry Watson Dodds (1885 - 1912) MP

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Nicknames: "Renny"
Birthplace: Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Occupation: Junior Assistant 4th Engineer
Managed by: P Isaksdotter
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Mr Henry Watson Dodds

  • Born in Demerara (modern Georgetown) Demerara-Mahaica Guyana
  • Age: 27 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at 12 Queens Park Terrace, St Marys Southampton
  • Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Junior Assistant 4th Engineer
  • Last Ship: Oceanic
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Southampton
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Henry Watson Dodds, 27, was born in Demerara in the West Indies. He served his apprenticeship with Messrs. Buchanan & Co., Messrs. McOnie, Harvey & Co. and with Messrs. Mirlees, Watson & Co. of Glasgow (Sir Renney Watson of that concern being his Godfather). Spent four years at sea with the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company before joining White Star in October 1908. He held a second class engineers certificate and lived at 12 Queens Park Terrace, Southampton. His last ship had been the Oceanic. Dodds, who only joined the Titanic after Engineer Haveling was transferred, was to have been married when Titanic returned.

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Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana
April 15, 1912
Age 27