Author Results for Michael Dey

David Thomas and the Schooner Mercury, 1871-1891

By Michael Dey

The life is depicted of David Thomas, an ordinary British captain in the time of Queen Victoria. Captain of the schooner Mercury from 1871 to 1891, Thomas was a part shareholder in the John Duthie and Co naval enterprise, located in Aberdeen. A collection of self-purchased documentation and records (such as shipping provision expenditure and […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Mediterranean | Other (Nineteenth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Administration | Harbours & Dockyards | Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies | Ship Handling & Seamanship