Monday, 18 April 2016

Paper boat found in Caithness.

Lexy & Willie Wallace e-mailed to say they've found a paper boat near their home in Scrabster.  Photo soon!

Its going on a journey south, to A Coruna where her brother and his family live.

As part of my paper boat fun, I'd asked the finder if they have any stories of the sea to share.Willie is from the Western Isle, and sent a link to info about the Iolaire disaster.  Click here to read about it.

1st January 1919

"...The loss of His Majesty’s Yacht Iolaire in the early hours of New Year’s Day 1919 is undoubtedly the most tragic single occurrence to befall the combined island of Lewis and Harris..."

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