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How can I find if somebody died at sea?

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Re: How can I find if somebody died at sea?

Posted: 1360020031000
Classification: Death
Edited: 1360077928000
Surnames: Smith
Really stuck and ready to give up !, what a load of guff, give up pretty easily, don't you. ?!

Why bother if it's such a chore. ?

Walter C Smith died on 7th August 1912 on board the ship Nador, offcial ships regisistration number 98537.

He was a 29 year old steward, address 10 Liverpool Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, who was also born in Newport, Monmouthshire.

He died whilst the ship was tied up at the quayside at the New Jetty, in Blyth, Northumberland.

He fell from the gangway onto the jetty and then into the water.

Registration event: death
Name:SMITH, Walter C
Date of death:7 August 1912
Age:29
Place of death:New Jetty Blyth
Place of birth: Newport, Monmouthshire
Belonging to service:Crew
Ship's name:Nador
Series:
BT334 - Registers and Indexes of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Passengers and Seamen at Sea
Box:0056
Page:

Return of Deaths at Sea, reported to the Registrar General of Shippind and Seamen under the provisions of the Merchant Shopping Act 1894 during the month of August 1912.

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Registration event: Death
Name: SMITH, Walter C
Vessel : Nador
Country: At sea
Year: 1912
Page: 155
Age at death: 29
Record source: GRO Marine Death Indices (1903 to 1965)

http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/
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