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.
Photograph of the HMS Tiree display at Tiree High School, 2012
Colour photograph of the original ship`s bell and flags from HMS Tiree displayed at Tiree High School with information since 1995. HMS Tiree deployed explosives during WWII to disperse wrecks from shipping lanes.
Newspaper article “Historic bell tolls on Isle of Tiree”
Newspaper article about the ships bell from HMS Tiree being donated to the Isle of Tiree by members of the Royal Naval Association during a visit to the island in May 1995. Photograph of 10 members of the RNA arriving at Heylipol Church with the bell.