Photocopy of a letter 6/1/1979 from Joan Woodcock to the minister on Tiree re the wreck of the `Artuoise`(Artoise).
The sailing ship `Artuoise` was wrecked on Tiree in 1830 and her master, Owen Edwards, drowned and was buried on the island. The writer of the letter who is either the great-grand-daughter or great-great-niece of the master is enquiring about records of the burial. The crew of the Artuoise were buried near Dun Hanais south of Craiginnis behind Ben Hough.
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What happened to the crew of the `Artoise`? Extract from a letter dated 1979 to the minister on Tiree from a descendent of the captain of the sailing ship `Artoise` that was wrecked off Craiginnis (behind Ben Hough) in 1830
The captain and crew were buried near Dùn Haingis, close to the wreck-site. There is a memorial inscription to the captain, Owen Edwards, in a graveyard near his home in Cardigan, Wales.
Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 2: drawer 1Current Location: normal location