© Bob Knuckle, Canada
Mr David Matherson, 30, was born in Thurso, Scotland. When he signed-on to
the Titanic he spelt his name "Matheson" and gave his address as 20 Everton
Street, Southampton. His wages were £5 per month. His last ship had been the Adriatic.
Matherson died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the MacKay
Bennett (#192) and was buried at Fairview
Cemetary, Halifax Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
NO. 192 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 37 - FAIR HAIR AND MOUSTACHE
CLOTHING - Blue serge suit; ship's jersey and black boots.
TATTOO - On left arm: "D. Matherson" over cross; flag; coat of arms. Above right arm; clasped hands; anchor and "C. M.".
EFFECTS - Pipe; knife.
Crew Particulars of Engagement
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public
Archives of Nova Scotia)
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Colonel Archibald Gracie (1913) The Truth about the Titanic. New York,
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Bill Wormstedt, USA
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr David Matherson
Age: 30 years
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: at 20 Everton Street Southampton Hampshire England
Occupation: Able Seaman
Last Ship: Adriatic
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 192)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
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