Captain Baldwin Arden Wake, was the first Captain of the Mars Training Ship Institution
As his whole life seems to be shrouded in mystery, as it was on the Mars. Appointed in 1869 he was replaced as Captain
Superintendent in 1870 after, yet again proving himself to be a man of great bravery, saving a boy in the frozen waters in the winter of 1869.
The Gabriola Museum 's page on Captain Wake is http://gabriolamuseum.org/Wake.html
Gordon has found more information on Captain Wake in The Lamb Collection at Dundee Central Library.
Captain Wake is also mentioned in the section "The Coming of the Mars - The Arrival of the Mars" on this website.