Photograph of the cutter and crew from HMS Tiree, 1949

Black & white photograph of HMS Tiree`s cutter and crew heading toward a shipwreck marker buoy (at the top of the photo) in 1949. The crew would set depth charges to blow a huge hole in the seabed into which the shipwreck would be tipped, out of the way of shipping channels. The ships bell and ensigns are on display at Tiree High School.


Object Details

Other Number: R122
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs R100-199
Current Location: normal location

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