2010.61.1

Collection of 23 photographs (2008) from a visit to the HMS Sturdy wreck site and sailors` graves.

Collection of 23 colour photographs taken in 2008 by B Greenshields, son of F Greenshields who was one of the five sailors who died while escaping HMS Sturdy when it foundered on rocks off Sandaig in October 1940. Includes gravestones at Soroby Cemetery, B Greenshields laying a wreath, site of wreck, “the Sturdy Bell”, Elean and David Allison holding the Sturdy Bell, Sturdy plaque, and view of Sandaig from the wreck site. Also a letter from B Greenshields to Polly and Duncan `Cèabhar` thanking them for their hospitality.

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 9: drawer 3
Current Location: normal location

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