Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Old Photographs Dunara Castle Scotland

Old photograph of SS Dunara Castle built on the River Clyde in Port Glasgow, Scotland. The steam ship Dunara Castle was built by Blackwood and Gordon of Port Glasgow for Martin Orme and Company. She sailed the west coast for almost 70 years after her launch in 1875, carrying both cargo and passengers. She called at Bunessan, Island of Mull. on a Tuesday evening, returning on a Friday en route for the Outer Isles. Once a year, she also went out to St Kilda, bringing the islanders into Bunessan for their annual shopping.

Crew members over the years included; John McDougall; Master; age, 60; place of birth, Argyllshire; Allan Cameron, 2nd Mate; age, 45; place of birth, Argyllshire; John Mackenzie, Able Seaman; age, 36; place of birth, Isle of Skye; Alexander Ross; Able Seaman; age, 39; place of birth, Isle of Skye; John McKinnon; Able Seaman; age, 34; place of birth, Island of Barra; Kenneth Maclennan, Able Seaman; age, 26; place of birth, Island of Harris; Malcolm McKenzie, rank/rating, Able Seaman; age, 42; place of birth, Harris; previous ship, Dunara Castle of Port Glasgow. George McDonald; rank/rating, Seaman; age, 18; place of birth, Glassgow; George McDonald, Seaman; age, 18; place of birth, Glasgow; Angus Campbell, Able Seaman; age, 39; place of birth, South Uist; Duncan McKechnie, Ordinary Seaman; age, 31; place of birth, Island of Mull; Richard Harvie, 1st Engineer; age, 49; place of birth, Renfrew; John McCallam, 2nd Engineer; age, 46; place of birth, Glasgow; Joseph White, Fireman; age, 41; place of birth, Glasgow; Thomson Miller, Cook; age, 54; place of birth, Glasgow; Thomas Todd, Steward, age, 44; place of birth, Glasgow; John Galbraith, Able Seaman; age, 23; place of birth, Barra; Hugh McCabe, Fireman; age, 48; place of birth, County Donegal, Ireland; John McLintock, Fireman; age, 24; place of birth, Glasgow; Colin Cameron, Steward; age, 30; place of birth, Mull; John Kearney, Fireman; age, 46; place of birth, Greenock; Robert Steven, Fireman; age, 34; place of birth, Glasgow; Donald McDonald, Able Seaman; age, 39; place of birth, Harris; John Doran, Fireman, place of birth, County Armagh, Ireland; John McNeil, Able Seaman; age, 40; place of birth, Barra; James Sandilands, Fireman; age, 49; place of birth, Glasgow; Roderick Macleod, Able Seaman; age, 24; place of birth, Harris; John McKinnon, Able Seaman; age, 35; place of birth, Barra; Harry McKenzie, Fireman; age, 36; place of birth, Fort William; Murdo Morrison, Able Seaman; age, 33; place of birth, Harris; Alex Ross, Fireman; age, 39; place of birth, Skye; John Campbell, Able Seaman; age, 35; place of birth, Skye; John Mackay, Able Seaman; age, 40; place of birth, Harris.





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