Walter Wynn

Mr Walter Wynn

Walter Wynn

Mr Walter (?William) Wynn, 41, was born in Chester.

He signed-on to the Titanic in Belfast on 25 March 1912, indicating that he had transferred from the Oceanic [1]. When he signed-on again in Southampton on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 81 Church St. (Southampton).

Quartermaster Bright reported that it was Wynn who told him the ship had had a collision with an iceberg. Mr Wynn was rescued in lifeboat 9.

William (Walter) Wynn

Wynn was not detained by the Seante Inquiry and returned to England.

Inquiry Testimony
(Courtesy of the Titanic Inquiry Project)
Board of Trade Hearings, Day 11, Testimony


  1. Signed on as W. Wynn.  His inquiry testimony was given under the name Walter Wynn.  A 1929 identity card gives his name as William.
  2. The sign off sheet says Olympic.

References and Sources

Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381)
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, Agreements and Crew Lists Oceanic January – August 1912
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
United States Senate (62nd Congress), Subcommittee Hearings of the Committee on Commerce, Titanic Disaster, Washington 1912
Wreck Commissioners' Court, Proceedings before the Right Hon. Lord Mersey on a Formal Investigation Ordered by the Board of Trade into the Loss of the S.S. Titanic

Chris Dohany, USA
Peter Engberg, Sweden
Inger Sheil, UK
Kerri Sundberg, USA


Quartermaster Walter Wynn : Photograph


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