Capt. Joseph T Robinson

“Damnation Joe”

On York Castle in 1901

Aged 54

He was the younger brother of J C Robinson

Service Record

From

To

Lapland

3rd Officer

4/1879

6/1879

Lapland

2nd Officer

8/1879

1/1880

Warwick Castle

2nd Officer

5/1883

7/1883

Hawarden Castle

2nd Officer

7/1883

7/1885

Grantully Castle

2nd Officer

8/1885

4/1886

Hawarden Castle

2nd Officer

7/1886

5/1889

Pembroke Castle

1st Officer

9/1889

4/1893

Garth Castle

1st Officer

10/1893

3/1894

Dunottar Castle

1st Officer

4/1894

9/1900

York Castle

Master

5/1901


Raglan Castle

Master

10/1902


Berwick Castle

Master

8/1905

01/09/1909

There are family stories that Joseph Trutch Robinson got into trouble with his employers – either by socializing with the passengers too much or by insulting some eminent person: he had a quick temper.

The "comment" is from a report in the Lloyds List 21/03/1907

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