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Re: Alexander Davidson

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  • Alex
    ... I see that the Family History Society of Buchan has a book about shipmasters on sale. Maybe Alexander Davidson is mentioned there !
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 22 6:11 AM
      --- In Peterhead@yahoogroups.com, marysb@... wrote:
      >
      > Hi Alex,
      >
      > Can you or anyone else confirm whether the Alert that Alexander Davidson
      > was skipper of was the same as the Alert on which so many Peterhead seamen
      > suffered and died during the disastrous whaling expedition of 1860-61, or
      > was it maybe a successor?
      >
      > According to Fiona Riddell's research (see her book "Mony a Sair Hairt")
      > the Alert was sold by public roup in December 1861 to Mr Crawford Noble of
      > Berryhill. Is there any information about what became of her after that?
      >
      > Mary Barnes
      >
      I see that the Family History Society of Buchan has a book about shipmasters on sale. Maybe Alexander Davidson is mentioned there !
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