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Joseph Mann

Joseph Mann
Joseph Mann

Mr Joseph Mann was born in Belfast, Ireland on 11 July 1885.Hailing from a Roman Catholic family, he was the son of John Mann, a mariner.

Described as a seaman from 34 Avondale Street in Belfast, Joseph was married in St Colmcille’s Church in the city on 1 November 1910 to tailoress Ellen Murphy. Their daughter Mary was born in September 1914.

Mann’s ship prior to Titanic had been the Glen Head. He joined Titanic at Belfast for the delivery trip to Southampton where he then disembarked.
Joseph Mann continued working at sea during WWI and worked aboard merchant ships into the 1920s. 

Joseph Mann died in Belfast on 6 August 1955 his resting place unknown.


  1. Birthdate as per his circa 1919 crew card. No birth record for Joseph Mann has yet been identified.

References and Sources

Seamen's Register cards (CR10, BT350), Southampton City Archives
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Titanic Crew Summary

Name: Mr Joseph Mann
Age: 26 years 9 months and 4 days (Male)
Nationality: Irish
Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital Status: Married to Ellen Murphy
Occupation: Able Seaman
Last Ship: Glen Head
Embarked: Belfast on Friday 29th March 1912
Disembarked: Southampton

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