Author Results for James Murdoch

The Barquentine Raymond and Her Owner-Master

By James Murdoch

Captain James Murdoch’s autobiography describes his life, during the late 1800s – early 1900s, as one of the last of the owner-masters of a square-rigged sailing vessel. He went to sea aboard his father’s brig the Mayfield in 1890, as Boy and subsequently worked his way up to Mate. At the age of 20 he […] Read More

Filed under: WW1 | English Channel | North Sea | Irish Sea | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Biography | Merchant Marines | Ship Handling & Seamanship