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Name: ROBIN, Peter Francis

Birth Date: 8.4.1863 Limehouse, London

Death Date: 3.4.1929 Mobile, Alabama

First Date: 1909

Profession: Master mariner. Captain of ss William Mackinnon

Area: Masaba

Married: In Queensland, Australia 4.1.1887 Sarah Gibson b. 12 June 1868 Rathdrum, Wicklow, d. 29 June 1950 Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas

Children: Victor Francis (1887-1888); Alfred Edwin (1889-1950); Harold (1891-1892); Elsie Sylvia (1891-1892); Daisy May (1897); Robin Peter (1903-1982); Winfred Alexander Erwin (1906-1987); Ivy Gibson (1909-1995)

Book Reference: Drumkey, North

General Information:

North - Peter Francis Robin - From Ilford, Essex; Appt. 1st Mate of the 'ss William Mackinnon' on Lake Victoria 12/6/1901; dep Mombasa for Uganda 30/7/1901; Appt. Captain of the 'ss William Mackinnon' to replace A.T. Taylor Sept 1901; apparently tried to shoot himself while drunk, Medical Board at Entebbe concluded he should be invalided to England 'at once' 2/5/1902; dep. Mombasa for England 14/6/1902; 'Of intemperate habits …. a certain lack of control under the influence of liquor' (Moffat, FO 2)
Naturalised American in 1906

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