One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie.

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One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie, 1871
Sanctioned by the Board of Trade
Made of paper

Donated by Mrs A. Grant, Glasgow,, 1993
Museum number 1993-143-6

This Certificate of Discharge was issued to Mr David Petrie on the 3rd of June 1871. It showed that Mr Petrie was a 29 year old man, born in Dundee and he served as a cooper on the Dundee registered ship 'Victor' from the 23rd February 1871 to the 3rd June 1871. The Certificate also said that 'Victor' was a 278 ton vessel with an official number of 19540 and a 35 horsepower engine. The master, Mr Gravill, signed at the bottom of the Certificate and on the reverse it said that Mr Petrie had the character of 'Good' for both ability and conduct.

One of ten Certificates of Discharge for David Petrie.
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