Photograph of HMS Tiree during WWII
Black & white photograph of HMS Tiree at sea during WWII. The ships bell and ensigns are on display at Tiree High School.
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.
Correspondence and photographs about HMS Tiree, 2012
Correspondence from Edward Fordrey of Wimbledon who served on HMS Tiree disposing of shipwrecks just after WWII. Includes descriptions of the dangerous work he carried out and reprints of six photographs. The ships bell and ensigns are on display at Tiree High School. Four photographs digitised and accessioned separately R120-R123.
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Folder of cuttings regarding HMS Tiree
Various newspaper cuttings and other documentarion regarding HMS Tiree and the visit of the Royal Naval Association, bringing the ship`s bell to Tiree in May 1995.
Photographs of the visit of the Royal Naval Association bring the bell of HMS Tiree to Tiree
26 colour photographs of the visit of the Royal Naval Associations visit to Tiree when they donated the bell of the HMS Tiree to the island in May 1995.
Newspaper article “Bell`s last journey has a familiar ring about it”
Newspaper article about the ship`s bell from HMS Tiree being given to the Isle of Tiree by members of the Royal Naval Association during a visit to the island in May 1995. Photograph of Allan Snowden holding the bell inscribed “HMS Tiree 1941”, plus Lt Cdr Fred Stickland and Lt Peter Duck looking on.