Peter Aitken - Volunteer
Peter Aitken is a volunteer at Sunderland Maritime Heritage (SMH). He joined SMH in 2012 and used to work for Sunderland City Council.
Peter has family links with Sunderland's shipbuilding industry. His grandfather worked in Bartram's shipyard. His grandmother launched the Empire Byron from that shipyard in January 1942.
He also has ancestors who were pilots on the River Wear.