Transcript of a Police Report submitted to Henry Nisbet, Tobermory Procurator Fiscal, by Finlay Fraser, Detective Constable, regarding the discovery of a human body on the shore at Sandaig on 26 January 1860. The deceased could be identified as George Murray, captain of the smack Swan of Belfast, by their appearance, the location of the body and by papers found in the deceased’s pockets. The Swan of Belfast was wrecked in January 1860.
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From the liveArgyll Archives in Lochgilphead, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.