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Boats at Balemartine in 1946

Photograph of boats at Port an Tobair in Balemartine in 1946.

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Courtesy of Mr Lachie MacArthur

Lug sail boats at Port an Tobair, Balemartine in 1946. Boats pictured left to right: ‘An Gadoch’, ‘Taeping’, ‘Ariel’, ‘Heatherbell’, ‘Girl Pat’, ‘Try Again’.

Black and white photograph of Port an Tobair, Balemartine in 1946.

Port an Tobair, Balemartine in 1946. Boats (L-R): `An Gaodach` (Lachie Dhomhnaill`s), `Taeping`, `Ariel`, `Heatherbell`, `Girl Pat` (Lachie MacArthur`s father`s), `The Try Again`.

Object Details

Other Number: A193

Fishing harbour at Balemartine in 1946

The remains of a small pier are still visible at Port an Tobair today, although it is no longer used for launching fishing boats. The boats used were the traditional `dipping lug-sail` type such as those shown in the phototgraph. (L-R): `An Gaodach`, `Taeping`, `Ariel`, `Heatherbell`, `Girl Pat`, `The Try Again`.

Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – A100-199
Current Location: normal location

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