Liverpool Echo

Branch opened in Liverpool

The British Seafarers' Union opened in Liverpool, yesterday, a branch office in South John-street.  The union was established about eighteen months ago at Southampton, where it has registered offices.  It has also a branch in Glasgow.  The hon. president is Mr. T. Lewis, and the secretary Mr. Arthur Cannon.  The Liverpool Branch will be in charge of Mr. T. Threlfall, who was a leading fireman on the Titanic, and from which he was rescued.  The union is affiliated to the Southampton Trades and Labour Council.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2013) BRITISH SEAFARERS' UNION. (Liverpool Echo, Tuesday 18th March 1913, ref: #19253, published 19 January 2013, generated 13th April 2021 01:28:50 AM); URL :