Township: Balephuil

Map Reference: Balephuil 69

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Information:A boat was wrecked in Balephuil Bay. The captain was a strong swimmer and had tried to swim to shore. He drowned just as reached the rocks. A boy was in the rigging and was very cold. A boat set out from West Hynish. Once they reached the open sea they had second thoughts but the boy had seen them and they couldn’t turn back. Donald John Kennedy, West Hynish, 6/2008.

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Informants: The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.