Wednesday, 18 May 2016

SHIP'S COMPANY.

The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 9 December, 1909.

THE SHIP'S COMPANY.
COMPLETE LIST.
The ship's company of the Waratah when
she left Sydney numbered 115 (119) all told -
15 officers and engineers, two apprentices and 98
stewards, cooks, firemen trimmers, and sailors. 

Appended is a complete list. 

The names in bold were not listed on the Inquiry transcript - F Little was on board when Waratah allegedly ran aground off Kangaroo Island. I get a total of 114, not 115.

OFFICERS:
1. Captain J E Ilbery, master
2. G Owen, 1st officer (39), - Melbourne.
3. H F Hemey, 2nd officer (27), Darlington
4. J P Morgan, 3rd officer (25), Abdrys South
5. G Thurston 4th officer (24), India,
6. H C Fulford, Surgeon (27) Melbourne
7. P Skailes, Purser (32), London

ENGINEERS:
8. G W Hodder, chief engineer and chief ref engineer
(37), London,
9. A U Hunter, 2nd engineer (31), Perth
10. T Humphrey, senior 3rd engineer (25) Rochester
11. F T Hunt, junior 3rd engineer (26), Margate
12. J H Jamieson, senior 4th engineer (26), Aberdeen
13. J Hamilton, junior 4th (23) Arran
14. F Monk, 5th engineer (21), Brick
15. S A Hamilton, ref engineer (48), Glasgow
APPRENTICES:
16. H A Gibbs apprentice (18), Bognor, 
17. N H G S Clarke, apprentice (21), Kindon
STEWARDS AND COOKS:
18. J Templeton, chief cook (39), Glasgow, 
19. C W Southwell, ship's cook (26), Hull 
20. A Nicholls, forecabin steward (22), London, 
21. L E Gorham, FC pantryman (26), London, 
22. F Sale, 3rd cook (23), London, 
23. A Sach, 4th cook (19), Westham, 
24. A E Phillips, baker and confectioner (35), Hants, 
25. J Jones, 2nd baker (34) Catford, 
26. O E Haysom, butcher (38), London 
27. F Poland, assistant butcher (24), London, 
28. P Murray, sculleryman (26), Stepney, 
29. S R Whitehorn, stewardess (35), London, 
30. M A Anderson, 2nd stewardess (50), Prompton
31. Emma Swan, stewardess (40) Creswick, 
32. P Oxford, barman, storekeeper (26), Alderley, 
33. K Papinean, pantryman (60) London, 
34. F Shasal assistant pantryman (17), London and 
35. J C Clark, bedroom linen steward (30), Sydney
Other stewards were -

36. C Baxter (19), Hertford,
37. P C Bonham (28), Southgate, 
38. W W M'Phee (25), Melbourne, 
39. W R Allan (29), London, 
40. A Dennison, (23), Halmont, 
41. W B Rogers (28), Ashton, 
42. E Rumbold (44), London, 
43. A. R. Francis (27), Maidstone,
44. W F Edwards (18) Chelsea, 
45. L Burgess (23) Ipswich,
46. W G White (27) New Cross, 
47. A Woodcock (23) Dover, 
48. C H Hammond (18) Forestlake, 
49. E J Walters (19) London,
50. G Wyborn (22) Sydney, 
51. W M Campbell (22) Perth, 
52. F Trott (16) London, 
53. A Blake (18) London, 
54. P R Alexander (21) London, 
55. T Ings (27) London, 
56. W Thomas (45) Danelly, 
57. F Little (25) Limerick and 
58. F M Wellington, steward and bathman (26) London, 
59. C Sudbury, general servant and butler (35) London, 
60. P F Monaghan, general servant and writer (18) Glasgow.
SHIPS COMPANY
61. R Walker carpenter (28) Greenock,
62. A Georgeson boatswain (35) Shetland, 
63. N J  Schäfer boatswain's mate and lamp trimmer (26) London,
64. E Stace boatswain's mate and AB (38) Ashford,
65. S Pearson donkeyman (30) Sohresborg, 
66. W Smith storekeeper and refrigerating greaser (45) London,
67. W Walters ref. greaser (30) Melbourne,

greasers and firemen were:

68. R Steiner (31) Breslau,
69.J Conn (34) London,
70. A Cumming (26) Teymouth, 
71. J Jewers (26) London, 
72. W Comper (29) London, 
73. J Lydiard (27) London, 
74. O Tuscher (44) Germany
75. T Immelmann (20) Pretoria,
76. J Nelson (44) Gothenburg,
77. C Butcher (28) Kent,
78. J Clarke (29) London,
79. C Samuelson (37) Gothenburg, 
80. J Jackson (38) Gothenburg, 
81. J Jacobson (38) Gothenburg,
82. F Dorander (28) Stockholm,
83. M Leiflora (41) Silesia
84. R Backer (41) Germany, (Bocker) 
85. W Reinsch (38) Germany, and 
86. K Lindross (26) Helsingfors,
87. C French fireman (32) Bognor and 
88. T Coulson fireman (20) Highwill,
Trimmers on board were:

89. J Steel (18) London,
90. H Dance (27) Baskingside,
91. A Bellringer (25) Yeovil,
92. H Young (22) Sydney,
93. J Keough (22) Sydney
94. A Sandon (22) Sydney, 
95. H M'Crone (24) Glasgow, 
96. W Thornton (22) Redcliff, 
97. J Kelly (21) Sunderland, 
98. K Harman (24) London
99. G Dixon (25) Birmingham and 
100. G Meek (29) Glasgow,
The ableseamen were:

101. W Belshaw (48) Aberdeen, 
102. M M'Iver (36) Sternaway, 
103. H G Smith (37) Tenby, 
104. W Rackliff (29) London 
105. T Newmann (56) Hobart,
106. G W Ambrose (25) Birmingham,
107. C Turkle (38) Essen, 
108. W Waite (33) London, 
109. W Harding (36) Melbourne,
110. C Allen (37) Orpington, 
111. G Shea (37) Cloyle,  
112. A P Moore (29) London, 
113. A Martin (31) Norway,
One man named

114. R. Robinson of Sydney - was signed on as ordinary seaman.
It is probable that some of the members of
the crew left at other ports of the Commonwealth.

Names which appeared on the Inquiry transcript but are not listed above:

1. F Benson - trimmer.
2. H Barr - carpenter's mate.
3. A Brown - fireman and trimmer.
5. J Costello - able seaman.
6. H W Harding - general servant.
7. P Isaacs - general servant.
8. W McKierian - trimmer.
9. O Schelier - fireman and trimmer.
10. H Seiffort - fireman and trimmer.
11. E Sterne - general servant.
12. H Tanner - fireman and trimmer.

TOTAL    119

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