Albert George Ervine

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Albert George Ervine

Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Occupation: Electrician
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About Albert George Ervine

Mr Albert George Ervine

  • Born: Wednesday 2nd August 1893
  • Age: 18 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at Merryfield Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Occupation: Electrician
  • Last Ship: Maloja
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr Albert George Ervine was born in Belfast on 2 August 1893 making him the youngest member of the Titanic engine room staff. He was educated at Belfast Royal Academy, the Methodist College and the Municipal Technical Institute and spent part of his apprenticeship with Coombe, Barber & Coombe before going to the Harland & Wolff shipyard to study electrical ship work.

Ervine was engaged upon electrical work in the Titanic during her construction and also on the Orient Lines Maloja. He served on board the Maloja during her maiden voyage and then joined the White Star Line being appointed to the Titanic alongside his friend Assistant Electrician Alfred Pirrie Middleton in fact both men had petitioned the White Star line to be transferred to the Titanic for her maiden voyage.

Ervine died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.

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Albert George Ervine's Timeline

August 2, 1893
Belfast, Northern Ireland
April 15, 1912
Age 18