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Photograph of Donald Tarrel, Easter Ross, who served with Captain Donald MacCallum, Balevullin.

Black & white photograph of Donald (Dan) Tarrel of Hilton, Easter Ross, who served aboard the SS Baron Dechmont of Ardrossan with Captain Donald MacCallum, Balevullin, during WWII. The U-boat in which both had been taken PoW in 1943, was sunk by American bombers days later with the loss of all lives.



Information pertaining to Captain Donald MacCallum, Tiree (1910-1943)

Printed emailed letter containing information and photographs about Captain Donald MacCallum of Tiree (1910-1943), who was taken prisoner of war aboard Fregattenkapitan Harro Schachts U-507 during WWII, but was killed when the U-boat was sunk days later with all hands.


Photograph of an RAF Navigator and two Tiree school teachers, 1945

Black & white photograph of RAF Navigator Flight Lt. Jack Masters with school teachers Grace and May MacArthur sitting on the shore in 1945. Taken by F.C.`Freddy` Gee, RAF Meterological Air Observer. See also F. Gee`s letters and account of his days on Tiree 2010.46.1



Book “Coast Missions: a memoir of the Rev. Thomas Rosie” by Rev. James Dodds, Dunbar 1862

Hardback book about the destinations and experiences of the Rev. Thomas Rosies during his missionary work in Scotland and abroad, over the period 1825 to 1860. Chapters include details of his childhood, the West Coast Mission, work around Scotland (Tiree and Coll are mentioned on page 131), and Bombay, India.