Coy was born at Thetford, in the county of Norfolk, in the year 1886, and was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Coy, of Portsmouth. His apprenticeship days were spent in the Portsmouth Dockyard. After completing his apprenticeship he joined the White Star Line, being appointed sixth engineer in the Oceanic in August, 1907, and later being promoted to fifth and then assistant fourth engineer. He was transferred to the Olympic and later to the Titanic. Mr. Coy, who held a second-class certificate, resided at Southampton, and left a widow, but no children.
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Name: Mr Francis Ernest George Coy
Thetford Norfolk England
Age: 26 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: at 134 Portswood Road Portswood Southampton Hampshire England
Occupation: Junior Assistant 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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