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Hebe [Date?]
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Picture added on 08 May 2010 at 16:19
Would that be part o a rope making machine in the forground? Grandad used tae get us winding a similar piece o equipment as he worked along plying the strands wea a wooden sloted block, some young anes took tae the fields rather than walk by as he wid collar anybody passing tae wupp" the handles for him!!.
Added by John Budge on 09 May 2010
Could this be the Schooner "Hebe" of Burghead wrecked at South Haven Fair Isle, whilst on a passage from Lossiemouth to Sunderland on Friday 25th. November 1881 in a SSW force 9 gale? The crew of 4 were rescued by breeches buoy.
Added by Fred Johnston. on 09 May 2010
wiz anybody makkin rope that day that luks like a set o tammyspindles on the pier
Added by Erlend Stout on 10 May 2010
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Port side lounge on MV AlfredCar deck on the new MV AlfredUpper desk of MV AlfredLonghope Lifeboat Museum from the Thomas McCunnLondon Zoo seal-acquisition project #7London Zoo seal-acquisition project #6Mein Schiff 3 emerges from the fog.Stromness harbour, May 2001Seaward Quest and Arkh Angell 1999MV Graemsay