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Photograph of the owner of the yacht `Charm` whose wreckage washed up on Hynish Bay in 1945

Black & white photograph of RAF Group Captain George Ninian Warrington, the new owner of the yacht `Charm`, whose wreckage washed up in Hynish Bay in September 1945, with the loss of four lives. Group Captain G.N. Warrington, his Australian wife and their two friends, FO McGregor and FO Ellis, were sailing from Sligo to Belfast when they ran into a gale and probably a free-floating mine left over from WWII. A full-scale search & rescue was carried out by the RAF and others, but to no avail. Mr & Mrs Warrington had fortunately left their three-year-old son, Alastair, with friends.

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Object Details

Other Number: P156
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs P100-199
Current Location: normal location

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