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This article is about Arthur's great-great-great uncle. You may be looking for the little boy.
Matthew
Gender Male
Family Dave (great-nephew)
Jane Read (great-great-niece)
Fred (great-great-nephew)
Lucy (great-great-niece)
Arthur (great-great-great nephew)
D.W. (great-great-great niece)
Kate (great-great-great niece)
Job Sailor
Cartoon debut "The Big Dig" (mentioned)
Matthew was the great-great-great uncle of Arthur, D.W., and Kate, mentioned in "The Big Dig."'

He owned a golden compass that saved his life. It was passed on from generation to generation to Grandpa Dave, who passed it onto Arthur and D.W.

Biography

He was a sailor who traveled around the world. In the year 1888, a huge storm sunk his boat. Seven men had to survive in a life boat with little food, a checkerboard and a compass. Matthew had an interest in checkers, and he and his shipmates played it in order to pass the time.

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