Mr Edward Charles Dodd was born in Crewe; he received his education at Plymouth Grammar School followed by an apprenticeship at the Crewe works of the London & North Western Railway Company. Upon completion of his apprenticeship he joined White Star as sixth engineer aboard the Celtic in 1904. Following service on a number of White Star ships, including the Olympic he was transferred to the Titanic. He held a first class engineer certificate of competency and was unmarried and aged 38 years when he died. He resided at Bannister`s Hotel, Queen`s Parade, Southampton and left £184 16s 1d.
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Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Hermann Söldner (ed.) (2000) RMS Titanic: Passenger and Crew List 10 April 1912-15 April 1912. ä wie Ärger Verlag.
The Oxford Chronicle (Berks and Bucks Gazette), 19 April 1912, p.7
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Edward Charles Dodd
Age: 38 years
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: at 26 Queen?s Parade Southampton Hampshire England
Occupation: Junior 3rd. Engineer
Last Ship: Olympic
First Embarked: Belfast on Tuesday 2nd April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body Not Recovered
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