Magnus Petrie Irvine was born 28 June 1866 in Lefevre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia to Magnus Irvine (1831-1911) and Helen Petrie (1843-1929) and died 23 August 1934 Heath street, Birkenhead, South Australia, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Eleanor Underdown (1872-1936) 23 December 1891 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
|Offspring of Magnus Petrie Irvine and Mary Eleanor Underdown (1872-1936)|
|Magnus Thomas Irvine (1895-1968)|
|Helen May Irvine (1898-1969)|
|Norman Kenneth Petrie Irvine (1900-1974)|
|Lorna Irene Lawder Irvine (1902-1974)|
All ketches of Port Adelaide flew their flags at half mast on Saturday as a token of respect for the late Captain Magnus Irvine, who died at the age of 68 at his home, Heath street, Birkenhead, on Thursday. Captain Irvine was engaged in the coastal trade for more than forty years, and was well known and highly respected in Port Adelaide and the outports of Spencer and St. Vincent Gulfs. He leaves a wife, two sons, two daughters, and nine grandchildren. His son, Captain Joseph Irvine, has been master of the 44-ton ketch One and All for 16 years.