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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
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
Hi Peter, I was with you on that video as a very young student.
It’s available on iPlayer now, I’m retired now, what’s happened
In your life? Are either Bill or Sylvia still alive? Regards, Alan Morrison
Added by Alan Morrison on 10 August 2020
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