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Donald MacAskill

Donald MacAskill

Donald MacAskill was born in 1883, the son of Angus MacAskill and Marion Munro, cottars on 11/12 Ruisgarry (Quay). The family later moved to 6 Borve, which his father obtained in 1900.

Donald, who never married, became a seaman, and is recorded in the book Orain Chaluim as having crossed the Atlantic 365 times.

 

Title: Donald MacAskill
Record Type: People
Gaelic Name: Dòmhnall Aonghais Choinnich
Date of Birth: 05-03-1883
Date of Death: 27-09-1954
Occupation: Seaman
Sex: Male
Bk Reference: CEBH 474
Record Maintained By: CEBH
Subject Id: 75079