Documents and certificates belonging to Donald MacKinnon, Heanish, captain of the `Taeping`
Photocopies of Captain Donald MacKinnon`s Certificate of Competency at Master (seaman) level 1851, his Ordinary Certificate 1851, Application to be examined 1851, List of Testimonials and Statement of Service (1851?), and List of Officers of the Royal Naval Reserve 1864. Donald MacKinnon (1827-1867) captained the winning tea clipper `Taeping` during the Great China Tea Race of 1866. Includes a letter from `K.D.` to Flora MacLean, Druimfraoich, dated 3/1/2009? regarding the documents.