BirthdaySeptember 16, 1961

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Donald McKay

    Full name: Donald McKay
    Also known as: Donald McKay, McKay, Donald
    Professions: Miscellaneous Crew, Assistant Director, Actor
    Occupation: Ship Designer

  2. Donald McKay Known for

    Flying Cloud

  3. Donald McKay Death information

    Died: Monday, 20th of September, 1880 (Age: 80)

  4. Donald McKay Biography

    Donald McKay (September 4, 1810 – September 20, 1880) was a Canadian-born American designer and builder of sailing ships.He was born in Jordan Falls, Shelburne County on Nova Scotia's South Shore. In 1826 he moved to New York, working for shipbuilders Brown & Bell and Isaac Webb. In 1841, he opened his first yard in Newburyport and moved to East Boston in 1845, building substantial packet ships for the Atlantic emigrant route. McKay later designed and built some of the most successful clippers ever built. His house in East Boston is on the National Register of Historic Places. He was the great-grandfather of the American actor, author, and artist Gardner McKay (1932–2001).

  5. Donald McKay Family

    Spouse: Albenia Boole and Mary Cressy Litchfield

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