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British S. S. Boveric Manifest, Sydney, Australia/Cape Briton, Nova Scotia to Seattle, 1904

 

LIST OR MANIFEST OF ALIENS PASSENGERS FOR THE U.S. IMMIGRATION OFFICER AT PORT OF ARRIVAL

Required by the regulations of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor of the United States, under Act of Congress approved March 3, 1903, to be delivered to the U. S. Immigration Officer by the Commanding Officer of any vessel having such passengers on board upon arrival at a port in the United States.

Br. S. S. Boveric, sailing from Sydney, Australia / Cape Briton, Nova Scotia, June 9, 1906.  Arriving at Port of Seattle, August 22, 1906.

 

 

Line Number

Name

Age: Years

Sex

Marital Status

Calling or Occupation

Can Read

Can Write

Nationality

Race or People

Last Residence

Whether in Possession of $50.00

WHETHER EVER BEFORE IN THE UNITED STATES, AND IF SO, WHEN AND WHERE?

Polygamist

Anarchist

Condition of Health

Deformed or Crippled

 

1

MATLINE, James

38

Male

Single

Master

Yes

Yes

England

Scotland

Arren, Scotland

Yes

Seattle, 1904

No

No

Good

No

 

2

EVANS, Thomas H.

29

Male

Single

1st Officer

Yes

Yes

England

English

Belfast, Ireland

Yes

San Francisco, 1904

No

No

Good

No

 

3

MATHESON, Donald M.

23

Male

Single

2nd Officer

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Glasgow, Scotland

Yes

Portland, 1903

No

No

Good

No

 

4

ATKINS, Arthur

24

Male

Single

3rd Officer

Yes

Yes

England

English

London, England

Yes

Port Townsend, 1904

No

No

Good

No

 

5

LITTON, Thomas

48

Male

Single

Chief Engineer

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Glasgow, Scotland

Yes

New York, 1904

No

No

Good

No

 

6

BOYD, Alexander

26

Male

Single

2nd Engineer

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Glasgow, Scotland

Yes

New York, 1904

No

No

Good

No

 

7

JAMES, David

25

Male

Single

3rd Engineer

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Gourock, Scotland

Yes

No

No

No

Good

No

 

8

GROSBERG, Ernest

22

Male

Single

4th Engineer

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Glasgow, Scotland

Yes

No

No

No

Good

No

 

9

McCLUSKY, William

46

Male

Single

Carpenter

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Gourock, Scotland

Yes

No

No

No

Good

No

Deserted in Seattle

10

HENDRY, James

36

Male

Single

Boatswain

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Gourock, Scotland

Yes

New York, 1906

No

No

Good

No

Leave on Ship

11

McCORMISH, Peter

34

Male

Single

Steward

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Glasgow, Scotland

Yes

New Orleans, 1904

No

No

Good

No

 

12

MILLER, David

21

Male

Single

Assistant Steward

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Glasgow, Scotland

Yes

Portland, 1906

No

No

Good

No

 

13

HARPER, William

20

Male

Single

Assistant Steward

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Glasgow, Scotland

Yes

No

No

No

Good

No

 

14

KELLY, George

44

Male

Single

Cook

Yes

Yes

Scotland

Scotch

Glasgow, Scotland

Yes

Portland, 1894

No

No

Good

No

Died 9/19

15

FREDERICK, Evans

26

Male

Single

Ab. Sea

Yes

Yes

England

African (Black) Negro

Saint George, British West Indies

$25.00

No

No

No

Good

No

Deserted in Seattle

16

RYAN, Benjamin

25

Male

Single

O. D.

No

No

England

African (Black)

Montserrat, British West Indies

$15.00

No

No

No

Good

No

Deserted in Seattle

17

SWEENEY, John

36

Male

Single

A. B.

Yes

Yes

England

African (Black)

Saint Lucia, British West Indies

$25.00

Baltimore, 1902

No

No

Good

No

Deserted in Seattle

18

SHANNON, John

52

Male

Widowed

A. B.

Yes

Yes

Ireland

Irish

Queenstown, Ireland

Yes

Boston, 1906

No

No

Good

No

Will Leave on Ship

19

SWEET, William

26

Male

Single

A. B.

Yes

Yes

England

African (Black)

Saint Vincent, British West Indies

$27.00

New York, 1905

No

No

Good

No

Deserted in Seattle

20

MARTINDALE, George

30

Male

Single

A. B.

Yes

Yes

England

African (Black)

Bridgetown, British West Indies

$27.00

New York, 1906

No

No

Good

No

Died ?/19

21

GILBERT, Frances

18

Male

Single

O. D.

Yes

Yes

England

African (Black)

Saint Lucia, British West Indies

$15.00

New York, 1906

No

No

Good

No

Deserted in Seattle

22

HAMILTON, George

30

Male

Single

A. B.

Yes

Yes

England

African (Black)

Ross, British West Indies

$27.00

New York, 1906

No

No

Good

No

 

December 15, 1906, 4 P.M.

Cheeked and crew and found desertions as noted below.  Balance (o.k.) nos 10, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, and 22 deserted in Seattle, Wash.

J. W. Nicholson, Immigrant Inspector.

Will sail for Comax, B. C. Sept. 16, 1906, A. M. 

Sept. 18, 1906, 2:30 P.M. J. W. N.

 

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