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c.1851 Born in Millport, Bute, son of Alexander Williamson
1861 Alexander Williamson 35, steamboat steward, lived in Rothesay, with Mary Williamson 33, James Williamson 10, Mary Ann Williamson 12, Marian Williamson 8, Robert Williamson 6, Alexander Williamson 5, John Williamson 3, Grace Williamson 9 Months
1872 Qualified as a Mate of a Home Trade passenger ship
1889 Captain James Williamson was secretary and manager of the Caledonian Steam Packet Co on its formations.
He wrote about the Clyde river steamers, tracing the development of these vessels from the time of the Comet onwards.
Died before 1923.