Contemporary Obituary

WAS born in Southampton forty-three years ago. He served his apprenticeship in the works of the London and South-Western Railway Co., and after other appointments sailed in vessels owned by the company as second engineer. Four years were spent with the Isle of Wight Steam Packet Company and a short time on the steam yacht White Ladye. For the past five years he had been with Messrs. Harland & Wolff, Southampton, but deciding to go to sea again he was appointed to the Titanic. Mr. Kemp, who held a first class certificate, had his residence in Southampton, and leaves a widow and one daughter.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) Contemporary Obituary ( ref: #4324, published 8 January 2005, generated 13th April 2021 12:42:53 PM); URL :