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Philip Trauring <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 12 Mar 2024 14:56:50 -0400
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In an article published on June 5, 1910 in the Brooklyn Eagle, interviewing Stephen Griswold, they publish a list of passengers it says came from a newspaper clipping, but doesn't identify the origin of the clipping. The passenger list doesn't match either of the three lists I mentioned earlier. It also includes the following list of Officers:

Captain, Charles C. Duncan
Executive officer, Ira Bursley
First officer, William Jones
Second officer, Mr. Burdick
Third officer, Mr. Hinton
First engineer, John Harris
First assistant engineer, Mr. McDonald
Second assistant engineer, Mr. McArthur
Purser, J. William Davis

It's actually a good list of Officers other than the purser being incorrect. We know from multiple sources that the purser was Robert Vail (unless this was the purser after Vail left the ship early to get married). Also, there was a passenger named James William Davis.

Does anyone recognize this list? I'd like to find the original newspaper article from where this originated.

Thank you,