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James Grevett
 
James Grevett was born on 17th December 1860 and baptised Alfred James Grevett at Littlehampton, West Sussex on 10th February 1861. He was the first son of George and Emma Jane Grevett who had married in Angmering, West Sussex on the 14th June 1858.
In some documents his name is shown as Alfred James Berry Grevett. Berry was his mother’s maiden name. As an adult, Alfred James dispensed with his first given name and referred to himself as James Grevett.
On 7th April 1861 George Grevett was aboard the 192-ton brig ‘Louisa’ in Littlehampton Roads. Emma Jane was at home in Littlehampton with three month old son, Alfred James.
The 1871 census taken on 2nd April shows George and Emma Jane living in East Street, Littlehampton with their children, Alfred James (10 years), George (6 years), Minnie Berry (4 years), Alexander E. (1 month). All the children were born in Littlehampton.
On 10th August 1875 at the age of 14 years 6 months James Grevett was indentured to George Robinson, Shipowner of Littlehampton for four years.
On 3rd April 1881 when the family home was at 9, Howard Place, Littlehampton, and with his future wife, Charlotte Collins, living close-by at 13, Howard Place, Alfred James together with his mother, Emma Jane and 4-year-old brother, Percy, was visiting his father, George, aboard the vessel ‘Clymping’ in Cardiff. George, was the Master of the vessel.
A month later, on 7th May 1881 James was granted a Second Mates certificate of competency, followed on 21st May 1881 by a Mates certificate.
When James was 25-years-old, after undergoing an examination in Southampton, he obtained his Masters certificate (No: 09961) on 20th July 1885.
Three days later he married Charlotte Collins. Their wedding took place on 23rd July 1885 at Littlehampton.
On 12th April 1886, Charlotte gave birth to a daughter, also named Charlotte.
On 9th October 1889 Charlotte gave birth to a son, Albert Berry Grevett. He was baptised in Littlehampton on 12th January 1890. Eighteen months later he died and was buried in Littlehampton on 7th July 1891.
 
 
James Grevett
James Grevett
Charlotte Grevett
Charlotte Grevett
 
James Grevett served on: -
 

From

To

Rank

Ship's Name &
Official Number

Port of Registry

Rig

Ton

12th August
1875

1st January
1876

App

Hebe
70134

-

Brigantine

243

13th April
1876

22nd July
1876

App

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

2nd August
1876

30th October
1876

App

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

15th November
1876

10th December
1876

App

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

6th January
1877

7th March
1877

App

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

11th August
1877

4th October
1877

App

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

23rd October
1877

8th December
1877

App

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

15th December
1877

-

App

Falcon
43512

Arundel

Barque

319

-

9th August
1879

App

Falcon
43512

Arundel

Barque

319

10th August
1879

27th December
1879

A.B.

Falcon
43512

Arundel

Barque

319

17th January
1880

27th June
1880

A.B.

Dexterous
63703

Littlehampton

Barque

388

13th August
1880

4th November
1880

A.B.

Albert H. Locke
50913

Littlehampton

Brig

233

20th November
1880

31st December
1880

A.B.

Robert and Mary
62599

Littlehampton

Brig

285

7th June
1881

8th September
1881

Mate

Light of the Age
17390

Shoreham

Barque

208

11th October
1881

-

A.B.

Abeja
81982

Littlehampton

Schooner

188

22nd March
1882

2nd June
1882

Mate

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

15th June
1882

2nd September
1882

Mate

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

12th September
1882

1st December
1882

Mate

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

15th December
1882

7th February
1883

Mate

Viscaya
16946

Littlehampton

Barque

287

26th April
1883

5th June
1883

Mate

Green Olive
49762

Littlehampton

Brig

252

30th June
1883

29th July
1883

Mate

Green Olive
49762

Littlehampton

Brig

252

11th September
1883

27th December
1883

Mate

British Crown
65162

Littlehampton

Barque

449

22nd April
1884

15th July
1884

Mate

Charles
14180

Littlehampton

Barque

259

21st July
1884

20th May
1885

Mate

Persian
26007

Plymouth

Schooner

142

21st May
1885

20th June
1885

Mate

Persian
26007

Plymouth

Schooner

142

-

-

 

 

 

 

 

2nd October
1886

23rd February
1889

Mate

Atossa
47671

Littlehampton

Barque

466

18th March
1889

23rd August
1889

Master

Atossa
47671

Littlehampton

Barque

466

2nd November
1889

23rd April
1890

Master

Atossa
47671

Littlehampton

Barque

466

11th June
1890

23rd November
1890

Master

Atossa
47671

Littlehampton

Barque

466

12th February
1891

-

Master

Atossa
47671

Littlehampton

Barque

466

 
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The Construction of Atossa Swansea to Valparaiso and return 1873 James Grevett
The Shipbuilding Thompson Family The 1874 and 1875 Voyages The Caribbean 1889
The Mercantile Navy List 1864 A Change of Master 1876 Grevett as Master
The First Master and Crew New Owner and New Ports 1877 The 1890/1891 Survey
Dover to Valparaiso 1863-1864 Sugar and Onboard Offences The Final Voyage
Peru and Wales Demerara and London 1878-1879 Places Index
Chile and back 1864-1865 The Far Side of the World 1879-1881 Place Connections
Clements becomes Master South Africa and India 1881-1882 Surnames Index
Official Log Entries 1866-1867 The Robinson Family Ships Index
Return to Chile 1867 Ceylon and New York 1882-1883 Map of Chile
Chile Again 1868-1869 Brazil and India 1883-1884 Sources
Swansea to Coquimbo return 1869-1870 Cape Verde and the West Indies 1885  
Chile and New York 1870-1871 October 1885 to October 1886  
South America and Europe 1871 Twenty-One Months Away © atossa.uk 2020
 
 
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