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Recollection of a tragedy off the Rhins of Galloway caused b...

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Title - Recollection of a tragedy off the Rhins of Galloway caused b...
Contributors - Williamina McGaw; Agnes Grace McGaw
Reporters - Prof. John MacQueen
Item Person - Galloway, James

Summary - Recollection of a tragedy off the Rhins of Galloway caused by a freak wave.

Jack MacQueen's grandfather, James Galloway, was the cox of the lifeboat. He was one of two brothers drowned by a freak wave while fishing on a clear summer day. Miss McGaw and her aunt happened to be out for a drive in a pony trap and saw the wave (or tide lump).

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:34
Date Recorded - 1972.08
Language - English
Genre - Story, Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 30775
Original Tape ID - SA1972.155
Original Track ID - SA1972.155.A10
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Recording Location:
  County - Wigtownshire
  Village - Galloway


Item Location:
  County - Wigtownshire
  Parish - Kirkmaiden

Item Notes -

Permanent Link - http://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/fullrecord/30775/1




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