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Elwick Bay discharging Coal in Stromness
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Elwick Bay discharging Coal in Stromness

Circa 1970, John Hourie of Bremner & Co was the agent
I was a crew member as was Frank Johnson from Harray.
Bill Dennison was the skipper and his wife Sylvia the cook.
Samantha the long haired German Shepherd was also crew.
There was a BBC film made for the serious 'Look Stranger' at this time entitled 'A Wife on the Ocean Wave'. I have been unable to source a copy if anyone has one?
Picture added on 25 August 2016 at 00:21
Comments:
Peter - I have that Look Stranger programme here. It would probably be of interest to a few folk so I'll see about putting it on line. More background info would be handy if you had a minute for a yarn.
Added by Dave Gray on 21 December 2016
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