Project: Empress of Ireland

Categories: Empress of Ireland Project

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Welcome to WikiTree's Empress of Ireland project. This is a subproject of the Canadian History project.

The RMS Empress of Ireland was an ocean liner that sank in the St. Lawrence River on 29 May 1914. It is the largest peacetime maritime accident in Canadian history, and is sometimes called "Canada's Titanic."

Conversations related to this project happen on G2G using the tag empress_ireland.


How To Join

The current coordinator of this sub-project is needed. Contact Erin Breen if you're interested.

To join the project:

  1. Contact Erin Breen to let him know you would like to join.
  2. Ask Erin Breen for the Canadian History project badge.
  3. Add empress_ireland to your G2G tag feed
  4. Join the Canadian History Project's Google+ discussion group
  5. Check out the To-Do list below to find something to help us work on, and add yourself (or ask one of us to) to that task


Guy Constantineau

Danielle Liard

Gaston Tardif

Michelle Robillard

Joseph St.Denis


  • To identify and create profiles for the passengers and crew.


Copy and paste {{Empress of Ireland}} into the Biography section.

RMS Empress of Ireland
... ... ... was a passenger on the RMS Empress of Ireland.
Join: Empress of Ireland Project
Discuss: empress_ireland


Merseyside Maritime Museum

Commémoration 2014

Royal Alberta Museum

Sea-View Diving Underwater Search Equipment

The Tragic Story of the Empress of Ireland by Logan Marshal - 1914

Project Pages

To Do List

  • Add 1st Class 87 passengers - Completed by Danielle
    • Connect each profile to the Global Tree
      • Write profiles for 1st class passengers - Completed by Danielle
  • Add 2nd Class 255 passengers - Completed by Michelle & Guy
    • Connect each profile to the Global Tree
      • Write profiles for 2nd class passengers, in progress by Danielle
  • Add 3rd Class 701 passengers - Completed by Guy
    • Connect each profile to the Global Tree
      • Write profiles for 3rd class passengers - in progress
  • Add crew members - in progress by Joseph
    • Connect each profile to the Global Tree
      • Write profiles for the crew members - in progress by Joseph
  • Identify the children - completed
  • Identify the rescued passengers - completed
  • Identify the Salvation Army members, in progress
  • Create the project profile 'Empress of Ireland WikiTree' Done
    • Transfert all profiles management to the Project Profile in progress
  • Change source link to wikitree images (link to Liverpool Museum not working - new link to image on WT)
    • Crew - Completed by Guy
    • 1st Class - In progress by Guy
    • 2nd Class -
    • 3rd Class -

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