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A South Ronaldsay man is taken fishing by unseen rowers, see..., 23 May 1974

Track ID : 39402

A South Ronaldsay man is taken fishing by unseen rowers, sees fairies, and claims he can hear ducks two miles away. A Wind Wick man noticed that his boat was always wet when he checked her in the ...

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A skipper recovered his fishing luck after being put under a..., 21 September 1975

Track ID : 78830

A skipper recovered his fishing luck after being put under a spell by a witch. Jeemsie Laurenson tells the story of Ollie and the Witch. An old man was sacked from his boat as his infirmities mean...

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A witch put a spell on a fishing boat but another woman coun..., 1973

Track ID : 74432

A witch put a spell on a fishing boat but another woman counteracted it; details of line fishing. Jeemsie Laurenson tells a story from 1815 which was sworn to be true by the entire fishing crew in...

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A Traveller who was pearl-fishing was nearly caught by a kel..., 1981

Track ID : 42882

A Traveller who was pearl-fishing was nearly caught by a kelpie. A Traveller lad, Jockie Cameron, had been hawking on Deeside on a hot day, and decided he'd do some pearl-fishing. He cut himself a...

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An account of a 1900 fishing disaster when six boats from De..., May 1961

Track ID : 59891

An account of a 1900 fishing disaster when six boats from Delting were sunk. Six boats from Delting were sunk in 1900 in a north-west hurricane that came on in the space of five minutes. The fleet...

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A fishing boat was lost after refusing a witch passage to Ye..., 26 December 1972

Track ID : 71823

A fishing boat was lost after refusing a witch passage to Yell; only one man, who had offered to help her, survived. A fishing boat crew were heading from Fetlar to Yell when they met an old woman...

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Herring fishing on a sailing boat out of Ferryden: a new lad..., August 1971

Track ID : 61874

Herring fishing on a sailing boat out of Ferryden: a new lad; food; the Mon Ami; steam-powered capstans. Herring boats needed four or five men for the nets plus another two. George Port's boat was...

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Performing a ritual turns the fortunes of the fishing season..., 14 April 1973

Track ID : 28491

Performing a ritual turns the fortunes of the fishing season. When the fishing season started poorly, Lowrie worked a magic ritual to change the boat's luck. The trouble started when the fishing c...

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George Port was the first to introduce a seine net on the An..., August 1971

Track ID : 62666

George Port was the first to introduce a seine net on the Angus coast. The fishery officer told George Port that there was a Danish seine net in Macduff, the only one in the Moray Firth. Mr Port w...

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The dangers of sail; stories of accidents at sea., August 1971

Track ID : 61908

The dangers of sail; stories of accidents at sea. George Port's boat had shot a seine net about five miles offshore. He noticed that the ropes were not clear, so they had to slacken one of them. A...

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