Norman E. Harrison

Mr Norman E. Harrison

Mr Norman Harrison was born in Liverpool on 15 September 1873.

He served his apprenticeship in the Turning, fitting & drawing office of Messrs Higginson & Co., Hurst Street, Liverpool between 1889 to 1894. After completing his apprenticeship Harrison joined the line of Messrs Elder Dempster & Co., as a 4th engineer. He later rose to become 3rd and finally 2nd engineer. He left the Elder Dempster Line when, at the age of 23, he gained his Chief Engineer`s certificate of competency and the opportunity to the White Star line as 3rd Engineer aboard the Delphic; he subsequently served on the Athenic (3rd engineer), Corinthic (2nd) and Adriatic (2nd).

On 17 November 1911 Harrison was elected an Associate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Harrison's wife was named Mary and they lived at 27 Baden Road, Knotty Ash, Liverpool, they had no children.

He initially joined the Titanic in Belfast, signing-on on 2 April 1912. When he signed-on again in Southampton on 6 April 1912, he gave his local address as 30 Coventry Rd., (Southampton). As Junior second engineer he received monthly wages of 18.

Harrison died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified. His estate was valued at 405 8s 8d.

References and Sources

United States Senate, Washington 1912. n 806, Crew List
Crew Articles of Agreement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381.)
Crew Particulars of Engagement, Public Record Office (BT100/259)
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Credits
Denis Griffiths, UK
Keith Moore, UK (Senior Librarian & Archivist, The Institution of Mechanical Engineers)

Articles and Stories

Minutes of Titanic Relief Fund, Liverpool Area Committee

(1915) 

MINUTES OF TITANIC RELIEF FUND, LIVERPOOL AREA COMMITTEE

 
Various Memorials to Norman Harrison

VARIOUS MEMORIALS TO NORMAN HARRISON

 
Institution of Mechanical Engineers

(1911) 

INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

 
Harrison Family Gravestone

HARRISON FAMILY GRAVESTONE

 
In memoriam: Norman Harrison

Hampshire Independent  (1915) 

IN MEMORIAM: NORMAN HARRISON

 
Probate Report: Norman Harrison

(1912) 

PROBATE REPORT: NORMAN HARRISON

 
Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund: Norman Harrison

MANSION HOUSE TITANIC RELIEF FUND: NORMAN HARRISON

 
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