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LOST AT SEA

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Norman

Norman Report 28 Nov 2012 04:59

Can anyone guide me to a website where I can trace details of merchant seamen lost at sea.

I had a relative (Arthur W Denson b 1924) who apparently had a job on a cargo vessel which came to grief and sank with the loss of all lives. I don't know the name of the ship or where it sank, but it would have been between 1955 and 1980. The dates are when his last child was born and when his wife re married.

Norm from Oz

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 28 Nov 2012 07:36

Seattle, Washington, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1957
Name: Arthur W Denson
Arrival Date: 1 Dec 1949
Gender: Male
Race/Nationality: English
Ship Name: Pacific Shipper
Port of Arrival: Seattle, Washington
Port of Departure: Balboa, Canal Zone
Line: 24
Microfilm Roll Number: M1383_310

(part of crew on above, age 25)

Chris :)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/displaycataloguedetails.asp?CATID=-3428075&CATLN=7&Highlight=%2CDENSON%2C1924&accessmethod=0

(found the above, on below link)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/looking-for-person/merchantseamanafter1917.htm


Maritime deaths 1794-1964

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1796-2005

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1818-2005

(not seeing on above indexes, Find My Past)

Norman

Norman Report 28 Nov 2012 08:21

Thanks a lot Chris for your quick response looks like this might fit the bill

Norm