Charles Valdemar Jensen

Mr Charles Valdemar Jensen

Mr Charles Valdemar Jensen, 25, was born on Copenhagen, Denmark.

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 17 Morris Road (Southampton). His last ship had been the Atrato. As a saloon steward he received monthly wages of 3 15s. He was the only crew member from Scandinavia

Jenson died in the sinking, leaving a widowed mother Maren Justine Christine Jensen (ne Mikkelsen), a sister and two brothers. The Mansion House Fund paid 20 and later 60 to his mother. She later received a further 80 in compensation.

His body, if recovered, was never identified.

References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Claes-Gran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0

Klaus Egvang, Denmark
Leif Snellman, Finland
Claes-Gran Wetterholm, Sweden

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