--- 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 !