Photocopy of a maritime map of Scotland, the Hebrides and Orkney islands, and the north of England and Ireland, dated 1583. Annotated in French and using Roman lettering. Tiree is labelled Terray. From an exhibition held in An Iodhlann in 1998.
Scanned copy of a telegram sent by Captain John Brown (1902-1986), Balevullin, to his parents in Cornaig, after being shipwrecked on Tuskar Rock off the east coast of Ireland in 1927. Includes a page of background information. John Brown was 25 years old at the time and could not swim.
He met his future wife when his ship, the Baron Belhaven, was being repaired in Barry Docks (west of Cardiff) in 1941. A bomb had dropped down the funnel when sailing in convoy out of Liverpool during WW2.