Record Type: frasan

2012.99.1

Serving dish from the mess of SS Malve

Pale blue china serving dish with handles and lid from the Officers` Mess of SS Malve, the Finnish steamship which ran aground in Balephetish Bay in 1931. Bought at a sale of salvaged items. A small dark blue flag with D and V, standing for Delmas Vieljeux – a previous owner (see 2012.99.2), is stamped on dish and lid. Made in France.

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2011.120.1

Two articles about childhood memories of traditional rock fishing on Tiree in the 1940s and 1950s. The first is by Billy Whiteside writing about fishing at Barrapol/Greenhill, while the second is by his friends, brothers Alastair and John MacNeill, about fishing at Hynish.

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