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Hoy Head Wheelhouse - again!
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Hoy Head Wheelhouse - again!

This is my grandfather, Donald Sinclair, in the wheelhouse of the Hoy Head. This would have been taken sometime between 1925 and 1936.
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Picture added on 03 November 2008
I remember Donald telling of the time he along with another Flotta man just borrowed(!) our grandfathers dinghy to go home from Longhope for a few hours, as they were on the Hoy Head based in Longhope.
All went well untill the sprite jumped out o the shangie, and gead through the bottom o the boat. I said "were yae no feard o sinking"- "No bit I wiz bl**dy feard o tellan owld Thamson whit I hid done tae his boat!"
Added by John Budge on 05 November 2008
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