A Flight To St. Kilda - by Rev. R.L. Lawson - Page 5
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The images and text of Rev. Lawson's booklet - A FLIGHT TO ST. KILDA - contributed by Ewen McGee whose grandfather was captain of the SS Hebrides from 1899 to 1921.


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                        A FLIGHT TO ST. KILDA                           5

 We were all decent folks, and the sea behaved "uncommon well." 

Of course, in a monotonous voyage like ours, the mildest piece of fun was thankfully received.  An elderly English lady, in the rough crossing between St. Kilda and Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

was seated on a deck-chair, while two young ladies were reclining on the deck beside her.  Suddenly a wave heaved the vessel up and sent the old lady over.  But the old dame was not in the least put about; and when I told her we would have called it in Scotland a free coup, great was her mirth.  I mollified her, too, by declaring that it was one of the most graceful falls I had ever

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