Monday, 30 September 2013

Five Brave Causeway Fishermen - January 1918

Portnaboe at sunset

Fishing boats at The Brenther

The fishing boats used to ferry visitors to the Causeway were beached at The Brenther at the west end of Portnaboe.

The fishermen were John Weir, William McMullan, David McMullan, Alexander McMullan and Robert Hutchinso

West end of Portnaboe

The Board of Trade has informed us that on the 5th of January last, you, in company with others, rendered assistance to certain of our crew of our steamer, "Knightsgarth", after that vessel had been torpedoed by a German submarine, and we now write to thank you for your kindness on the occasion in question  .. Rea Shipping Co Ltd

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