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Carved ship parts

Part off a ship showing the Norwegian coat of arms, only showing part of it more pieces were found in Westray.
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Picture added on 14 December 2010 at 13:05
In the 1920s or early 30s the Longhope Lifeboat searched tae the east o Copansay for a vessel that was missing, or maybe distress signals were seen- not to sure on the facts. After many hours of searching they returned tae Longhope and I have heard fae owld folk that the crew were so cowld they had to be helped ashore.
Nothing was ever heard or found of the vessel and some time latter a name plate was washed ashore and on it was the name "Tamax" or "Tameray" . It was thought to be a Norwegian boat. Now I wonder if these parts washed onto Westray might be from the same wreck.
Anyone oot there hiv any info on my quest on the "Tamerx" or "Tameray".
Added by John Budge on 14 December 2010
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