Barometer 1883

Posted: 08 January 2017 Posted In: Our History

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In the case of the FV Sweet Home, of Whitehills, for the rescue of the Master and five others composing the crew of the FV Comet, of Nairn, while clinging to the bottom of their capsized boat, in a heavy sea after violent squall, off Kinnaird Head, on July 24 1883.  To the Master of the Sweet Home, John Watson – one of the Society’s Marine Aneroid Presentation Barometer; and to the other members of the vessel’s crew (John Levine, Mate, James Watson, John McIntyre and John McKennon), the pecuniary reward of nine pounds six shillings.

Posted In: Our History