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Captain Horatio McKay

Captain H. McKay of the Cunard Line.

Captain Horatio McKay of the Cunard Line. The Unbria's Long Voyage 14 January 1893. GGA Image ID # 12e7db3f26

Captain Horatio McKay, who commanded the Cunard liner Umbria during her recent eventful voyage, is a native of Stonehaven. He has been in the Cunard service for thirty-one years--during twelve of these as master of some of the finest vessels In the Cunard fleet. He succeeded the late Captain McMickan in his present position as commander of the Umbria.

Captain McKay to Retire

The many travellers to Europe by the Cunard Line who have received so many courtesies at the hands of Captain Horatio McKay, the veteran commander of the Lucania, will regret to learn that he is on his last voyage in command of an ocean steamer.

He has been in the Cunard service for thirty-five years and has been presented with fourteen medals and fortysix testimonials for acts of heroism at sea. On his arrival at Liverpool he will receive a loving cup from the ship's company, and will also be tendered a complimentary dinner. (Boston Home Journal, 21 December 1901). Horatio McKay, the former Commodore of the Cunard Steamship Line passed away on 8 January 1912.

The Royal Mail Steamer Umbria of the Cunard Line.

The Royal Mail Steamer Umbria of the Cunard Line. Scientific American, Vol. LXVIII, No. 4, New York, 28 January 1898, p. 49. GGA Image ID # 12e8252219

Captain McKay of the Cunard Steamer Umbria.

Captain McKay of the Cunard Steamer Umbria. Scientific American, Vol. LXVIII, No. 4, New York, 28 January 1898, p. 49. GGA Image ID # 12e830f394

A Few of the Voyages Commanded by Captain Haratio McKay

1887-06-18 Passenger Manifest for the SS Servia

1887-06-18 SS Servia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 18 June 1887
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
Passenger Manifest, RMS Umbria, Cunard Line, 1890

1890-08-16 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 August 1890
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain McKay
Passenger Manifest, Cunard Line, Umbria, Oct 1891

1891-10-03 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 3 October 1891
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain H. McKay
List of Saloon Passengers aboard the Cunard Line Steamship Umbria 1893

1893-04-29 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 29 April 1893
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain McKay
1898-12-24 Passenger Manifest for the SS Lucania

1898-12-24 SS Lucania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 24 December 1898
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
Saloon Passenger Manifest, Cunard Steamship Company, June 1899

1899-06-17 RMS Lucania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 17 June 1899
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
Passenger Manifest, RMS Campania, Cunard Line 1899

1900-09-08 RMS Lucania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 8 September 1900
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
1900-09-22 Passenger Manifest for the SS Lucania

1900-09-22 SS Lucania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 22 September 1900
  • Route: New York and Boston to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay

 

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