William Tasker; Swansea, Wales

Taken in Swansea, Wales United Kingdom in .

Photo of William Tasker (1879-1934) taken when he signed on as a cabin boy with Sterling Co., in Glasgow, Scotland. He was born in Pembroke Dock, Wales but his family was living in Swansea when he signed his contract. He sailed on the Eagle Crag and the Glen Bank.
William was the son of George Tasker and Ellen Southwell. He married Mary Ann Jones in Southampton in 1905 when he was serving in the Merchant Marine. William and family later immigrated to the States, where he died in West Seattle, Washington, January 22, 1934.

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