Person NameMars Industrial Training Ship; Dundee; 1869-1929
ActivityThe 'Mars' Industrial Training Ship was brought by tug into the Tay in August 1869. On board, resident boys were trained and educated in the duties of a seafaring life until 1929 when the ship was broken up. The ship was originally a two-decked 80-gun line-of-battle ship and was converted at a cost of £4000 into a training ship. In 1881 380 boys were accommodated on board.
Corporate NameMars Industrial Training Ship
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