Tribute to the Captain of the Martha Birnie

5 October 2018 | General Interest


Sydney Morning Herald Thursday 5th September 1867 



Original copy of address given to Captain Thomas Norie on arrival in Sydney in 1867. 

Framed image was left to the Aberdeen Museum, where the ship, Martha Birnie was built. 

Picture recently received from the great, great  grandson of Captain Thomas Norie.



Captain Thomas Norie (b.1828), and his son, who was a 14 year old apprentice on the Martha Birnie (b.1852), and also became a Captain Thomas Norie.