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James M. Smith

Birthdate: (35)
Birthplace: Elgin, Moray, Scotland
Death: April 15, 1912 (35)
Titanic (Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Hannah Smith
Father of nn Smith

Occupation: Junior 4th. Engineer
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Mr James M. Smith

  • Born: 1877
  • Born in Elgin Moray Scotland
  • Age: 35 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 'Cawdor', Millias Road, Itchen Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Junior 4th. Engineer
  • Last Ship: Majestic (1890)
  • Engine crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body Not Recovered

Mr James M. Smith was born in Elgin in 1877 and served his apprenticeship with Messrs. J.S. Souter of that town. He lived in Thurnham Street, Liverpool and served at sea with the Anchor Line of Glasgow and a number of coasting companies prior to obtaining his certificates of competency. Prior to joining White Star in 1906 he sailed with Union Castle Line and Red Star Line. He served aboard the Majestic before "standing by" the Titanic during her construction. A resident of Southampton, he left a widow (Hannah née Smith) and a son; his estate was worth £116 10s 10d.

References and Sources Crew Particulars of Engagement United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List

Credits Denis Griffiths, UK Sue Moore, UK

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Elgin, Moray, Scotland
April 15, 1912
Age 35