Robinson, Captain Samuel [graphic materials]

File number
VMM48.06.R03
Physical description
1 cm of graphic materials
Administrative history / Biographical sketch

Commander Samuel Robinson, CBE, RD (1870–1958), born in Hull, England, was an early 20th-century British-Canadian mariner, a Commander in the Royal Naval Reserve established under the Naval Reserve Act of 1859, and a captain of luxury liners in the fleet of Canadian Pacific Steamship Ocean Service Ltd. during the period spanning the first three decades of the 20th century. In addition, Samuel was the recipient of the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Chrysanthemum, Japan's highest order. He was one of three civilians to ever have received this honour while still living (the only others being members of the Japanese Imperial family).

Source: Wikipedia: Samuel Robinson (sea captain)

Scope & content
File consists of images of Captain Samuel Robinson, Captain of the Empress of Australia.
Related people
Robinson, Cdr. Samuel
Related vessels
RMS Empress of Australia (I)
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