Photograph of novellist Alistair MacLean ca. 1965.
Colour photograph of novellist Alistair MacLean aboard a converted MFV boat which he bought to research his novel `When Eight Bells Toll`. He is pictured with his brother Ian`s family. L-R: Alistair, Bunty, Margaret, and Ian (on Alistair`s knee). Alistair was the grandson of Lachlan MacLean of Tiree and wrote several famous novels, some of which were made into films e.g. `Where Eagles Dare`. His brother Ian was a master mariner and was credited in the introduction to novel `HMS Ulysses` for his technical input. (Original photo stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 2)