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J & A Roxburgh of Glasgow

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About her owners:
J & A Roxburgh of Glasgow

After a brief search on-line, we found references to the owners.  Their business appears in the1871-1872 Glasgow/ Socttish Post-Office Directory listings for private persons and commercial businesses in the area thus:

Listed in the 'General Directory' section featurings names from 'Ross - Royal' you willl find....

Roxburgh, John & Archd., merchants, ship and insurance brokers, 7 Exchange place.

And their home address, listed just two lines above in the same directory:

Roxburgh, John (of John & Archd. Roxburgh), ho. 15 Lynedoch crescent.


References: Scottish Post Office Directories, https://digital.nls.uk/ directories/browse/ archive/84408816



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Image of Teviotdale bow, close-up

Above is an extract of the painting 'Teviotdale - Scudding Along in the English Channel'.  On the bow of the ship you can see the crew trimming the sails to keep the ship running as fast as possible.

 

 

Book now available.

We are pleased to announce the publication of the story of the Teviotdale.  Here you will find a fascinating book giving a true account of a frightening shipwreck and an incredible human survival story from able-seaman George Jenkins.  George was just 20 years old when he was shipwrecked in the Indian Ocean along with 26 of his shipmates.  Read about the real adventures of sailors aboard ship on the high seas in the 1870's.

The book The Final Voyage is available on-line from Amazon Books Amazon.co.uk and other good bookshops such as: BookDepository, Blackwells, Waterstones and WHSmith.  The book is available in three forms: Paperback, hardback and as an e-book.

Simply search: "Teviotdale 1876 book"


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