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“A fortnight's cruise in the Ailsa from June 29 to July 13 1892”.

Identifier: MS.9231

Scope and Contents

An account of a voyage in an RNYC yacht round the Western Islands, by an unidentified author, illustrated with photographs, water-colour drawings, and pen sketches of the party, crew and scenery.

The party includes Jessie, Rae, Fred and cousin A. Rintoul and others.

The crew were Captain Peter MacNichol, Jack MacMillan, John MacAllister, Ronald MacDonald, Malcolm Wilkie and Dugald MacGillivray.


  • Creation: 1892.

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40 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials



ii + 38 folios.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred, 1958, from the Sarolea collection in the Department of Printed Books.

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