Cowan, James Cairns

From Seafarers Trust


Personal Details

Name: James Cairns Cowan
Ethnicity:NZ/Scotland (Glasgow)
Date of Birth:15/01/1875
Date of Death:16/09/1919
Age at Death:44 Years
Location of Death:Locality off Gore Bay, Canterbury Coast


Name:SS Tainui
Date of Accident:16/09/1919
Location of Accident:Near Shag Rock on the Canterbury Coast
See also:
Further Info:


Captain with the New Zealand Refrigerating Company. Previously with Canterbury Steamship Company and Union SS Co. of New Zealand also as Master. He was a resident of Wanganui at the time of his death in 1919.

User Contributions

If you have any further information, please feel free to add it below this line. Thank you.

Personal tools