Capt Carl Olsen

Captain Carl Olsen has been in command of the s.s. “Nairnshire” since the year 1901.

He was born in 1855 in Denmark, where he was educated, and he served an apprenticeship of five years on a vessel from the north of England.

In 1876, he joined the Shire Line, as second officer; in 1881, he obtained his master's certificate, and has been captain of Shire Line boats since 1883.

Captain Olsen married a daughter of Mr. T. Suttie, of North Shields, in the year 1883, and has two daughters and one son.

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