Biographical entry Dunbar, Duncan
Duncan Dunbar was a shipping owner who entered the Australian trade in the 1830s with the 530 ton vessel China, which was soon joined by his other barques Duchess of Northumberland (541 tons), Earl Grey (571 tons), and Morayshire (361 tons).
He was also one of the first British merchants to introduce clippers into the England-Australia run in the 1850s.
- 'Dunbar, Duncan', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476876. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_d.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 4 July 2012
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