Mr Frank Dwan

Mr Frank Dwan 1, 67, was born in Fourmilewater, County Waterford, Ireland, the son of Thomas Dwan and Alice Trehy. He was married to Bridget Walsh in 1867. They had eight children of whom four survived, later to emigrate to America.

Courtesy of the Dwan family and Senan Molony

A fisherman by trade, Dwan was living with his wife in Knockmahon, Bunmahon in County Waterford when he decided to visit his children. He boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger (ticket number 336439, £7, 15s). He was travelling to Morris Plains, New Jersey.

Frank Dwan died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.



Frank Dwan Titanic Memorial

Articles and Stories

Newark Evening News (1912) 
Waterford News (1912) 


Alan Dwan,Ireland
Noel Ray, Ireland
Senan Molony, Ireland


1. Also listed as "Dewan" or "Duane".

References and Sources

Senan Molony (1999) The Irish Aboard Titanic. Wolfhound Press, Dublin ISBN 0 86327 805 1 Noel Ray (1999) List of Passengers who Boarded RMS Titanic at Queenstown, April 11, 1912. The Irish Titanic Historical Society Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Frank Dwan Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #790, updated 26th August 2017 03:36:01 AM)

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