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Harris fishermen - Be in Time

Harris fishermen - Be in Time

Old pic of two Harris lobster fishermen, Late Angus MacLeod (Neah) and late Donald Morrison (Domhnall Mor Uilleam) from Strond picured at Rodel on their boat Be in Time

    been to rodell years back  grass on the pier pub with the broken windows braw place would go back the morn givin the chance nice harbour and church
    Two gentlemen

    young ronnie
    Dec 27 2010 05:14 PM
    A great photo that,the days of marlin sheets and hazel bows on the creels,stone off the beach for a weight,bent on to manilla rope,and everything tarred no doubt.You wonder how they managed to stay on the deck with the height(or lack of it)of these gunnels..hardy men indeed.

    bryan DE127
    Dec 27 2010 05:55 PM
    And the two lads would never dream of the changes that would happen to the creel fleet 80ft boats going to  the creels boats working round the clock 3000 creels.

    Angus Grant
    Dec 27 2010 06:34 PM
    I remember a Summers Yawl called Be In Time around the firth of lorne late 70's I think she ended up derelect on Mull. This wee boaty looks smaller, any one know if the Summers Yawl was the successor?
    The  Summers  yole  Be in Time  was a  well  named  boat, She  was  the  last  yole  into the  Broch  in  the  storm  of  1959, Two  others  were  lost with  both  crews,they  were  Easter Morn  and  Morning Star. One  i  think  Morning  Star   was  salvaged  aff  the  Broch  beach  by  Cameron Peterhead, She  was  repaired  and  sold  again. Broch  Lifeboat  had  to  shepherd  the  other  boats  to  Peterhead, Another  yole  Ocean Souvenire   skippered  by  Scotty Mason   capsized  and  righted  herse.lf  with  the  crew  ok
    i had the be in time from Mull, sold it 2 a guy from Fairlie, he took the lister out & put a ford in, he sold her, but i don't know where 2
    The Summer's Be in Time was in Scrabster and Wick for a time in the seventies worked the ripper and creels.