Friday Night &
Camiscross, Isle of Skye
Lost at Sea SS United Kingdom 1869
Wiki search finds the SS United Kingdom lost 19th April 1869
Scottish ship registry shows the SS United Kingsom as a
400 passenger steamshipbuilt in Glasgow in 1857 and
operated by the Anchor Line on the
Emigrant trade to Canada.
19/04/69 left New York and not heard of since. 80 lives lost.
Presuming a near empty ship on the return journey
Alexandere left a wife and 4 daughters - 3 of whom are also listed on the gravestone. His wife was buried on Skye 37 years later after raising
the girls on her own. Presumably the daughters are buried under the stone