An accident while pearl fishing.
Date August 1954
Track ID 10849
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1954.97.B9

Original Tape ID

SA1954.097

Summary

An accident while pearl fishing.

Once, Maggie Stewart's husband was pearl fishing in Balquhidder, in a boat made from old sailcloth. The boat cowped [capsized], and he was trapped underneath and nearly drowned. He lost the bottle containing the pearls that he had got.

Recording Location

County - Aberdeenshire

Parish - Aberdeen

Language

English

Genre

Story

Collection

SoSS