James Scott's Story.
Birkenhead News, Saturday, February 6, 1915.
Seaman J.S. Weatherburn.
Seaman James S. Weatherburn, another St. James schoolboy, also lost his life when the Viknor crew went down. He was 21. He joined the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve as an artificer and was present at the siege of Antwerp. He was the grandson of the late chief engineer of the Birkenhead side of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board.