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Keenan, Francis Savage, 1826-1885

Collection | Ref # MS-3688 | Held by Hocken Collections - Uare Taoka o Hakena

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Keenan, Francis Savage, 1826-1885


Keenan, Francis Savage, 182601885

Level of description:



0.1 linear metres

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Francis Keenan was born in County Down, Ireland, in 1826 and died in Sydney in 1885. He was a ship's master in New Zealand in the 1860s and 1870s. He served as captain of various vessels around the Catlins.

Scope and contents:

This item includes 3 certificates issued to Francis Keenan. They are a master's certificate from the Pilot Board of Victoria (1859), a master's certificate from the Pilot Board of New South Wales (1861), and a New Zealand master's certificate of service stating he had been employed as master for eleven years (1873).

Dates covered:

1859 - 1873

Access conditions:

Restricted: As the originals are very fragile, preservation copies are issued in their place.

Finding aids:

Listed on Hakena, the Hocken Collections online archives and manuscripts catalogue.

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New South Wales, Australia · Victoria · The Catlins


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