One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie

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One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie, 1865
Sanctioned by the Board of Trade
Made of paper

Donated by Mrs A. Grant, 1993
Museum number 1993-143-2

This Certificate of Discharge was issued to Mr David Petrie in 1865. It shows that he served as a '2nd Cooper' on the Dundee registered 'SS Victor' , no 19540, from the 25th February 1865 to the 18th December 1865. 'SS Victor' was a 278 ton vessel and sailed to the 'Davis Straits Whale fishing.' The Certificate also said that Mr Petrie was born in Dundee in 1843, and the shipmaster, Alex Deuchars, gave him a 'VG' character for both ability and conduct.

One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie
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