One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie

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One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie, 1864
Sanctioned by the Board of Trade
Made of paper

Donated by Mrs A. Grant, 1993
Museum number 1993-143-1

This Certificate of Discharge was issued to Mr David Petrie in 1864. It shows that he served as a '2nd Cooper' on the Dundee registered ship 'SS Victor' from the 5th March 1864 until the 6th December 1864. It also shows that 'Victor' was a 278 ton vessel with an official number of 19540 and the voyage was to the 'Davis Straits Whale Fishing.' Finally the Certificate said that Mr Petrie was born in Dundee in 1843 and the Master of the ship, Alexander Deuchars, gave him a 'VG' for conduct.

One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie
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