2011.113.25

Photograph of the ferry `lighter` boat off Scarinish ca. 1950.

Black & white photograph of the `lighter` boat carrying about 20 people being rowed out to the ferry waiting off Scarinish Harbour around 1910. From a postcard.

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Object Details

Other Number: P196

Transferring from pier to ferry pre-1910s

The `lighter` boat carrying about 20 people out to the ferry waiting off Scarinish Harbour. Before the Gott Bay pier was built in the 1910s, passengers, livestock and cargo had to be transferred by rowing boat to and from the ferry, a perilous business in rough seas.
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs P100-199
Current Location: normal location

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