Photocopy of two postcards, the first being found in a bottle by Donald Brown, Vaul, in 2010, and the second thanking him for responding.
Original and transcript of a message in a bottle found on a beach on the southeast of Tiree in July 1964. It was thrown out to sea from the vessel ‘Monte Vlia’, sailing from London to Las Palmas (Canary Islands) on the 11th December 1963.
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Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 422, 2/8/08
Local news: successful Feis 2008; interview with John Bowler; new `CalMac connects` programme; RSPB news; teacher Brian Findlater`s retirement party; scam warning; A&B Council`s waste management proposals, youth focus meeting; letter about a message in a bottle from the Bahamas; Tiree Agricultural Show results.
Letter to Ulrike Rawson, Balephetrish in reply to message in to bottle found by Donald Brown, Vaul, 1999
Letter from seaman Peter Fairbairn, Northumberland, who regularly launches messages in bottles. Donald Brown found the message, and Ulrike Rawson replied to the message. The bottle was launched off the eastern seaboard of America or the Caribbean between May 1989 and December 1990. That`s 9-10 years at sea!. The letter from Peter Fairbairn to Ulrike gives details of his travels at sea in the oil industry, including a copy of the page from his seaman`s book that shows his location at the time he launched the bottle.
Plastic container with a Russian invoice/order form.
Plastic screw-top bottle containing a Russian invoice/order form dated 1977(?). Found on Crossapol shore in May 2006 by Duncan MacPhail.
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