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William Edward Baumgartner

William Edward Baumgartner

A carte-de-visite portrait of William Edward Baumgartner, dated February 1862 verso in a period hand.

Born at Queenborough in Kent in 1848, he was the son of John Percy Baumgartner, 'Landed Proprietor' and 'Magistrate' (1861). He qualified as a Second Mate in the Merchant service on 28 October 1869. He later qualified as a First Mate on 4 December 1874. On 23 January 1892, aged 44, at Yarmouth he qualified as a Master.

Photographed by Edward Gaubert of London.

Code: 126400
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