© Bob Knuckle, Canada
Mr David Matherson, 30, was born in Thurso, Scotland. When he signed-on to the Titanic he spelt his name "Matheson" and gave his address as 20 Everton Street, Southampton. His wages were £5 per month. His last ship had been the Adriatic.
Matherson died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#192) and was buried at Fairview Cemetary, Halifax Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
NO. 192 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 37 - FAIR HAIR AND MOUSTACHE
CLOTHING - Blue serge suit; ship's jersey and black boots.
TATTOO - On left arm: "D. Matherson" over cross; flag; coat of arms. Above right arm; clasped hands; anchor and "C. M.".
EFFECTS - Pipe; knife
Bill Wormstedt, USA
Colonel Archibald Gracie (1913) The Truth about the Titanic. New York, Mitchell Kennerley
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Articles and Stories
Highland News (1912)
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