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Then and now
Index number : JN21737B016
Decade: 1930 - 1939 Location: Pulteneytown
Venus, WK33; tonnage 17, length 40 feet, 48 hp Gardner engine. Built for Alexander MacKay of Dunbeath by Alexander's of Wick, 1929/30. It was then operated by his son, also Alexander, for a time and later sold to Stromness in 1959.
This photo was possibly taken shortly after her completion c.1930.
"WK33, Venus was owned by Alexander ("The Solan") MacKay (1849 to 1935), The Shore, Dunbeath." ----- Thanks to Sybil Murray (Alexander's great great granddaughter) for this contribution.
JN21737B016 (the Venus)
JN07915P064 and JN07916P064 (Mr & Mrs Alexander Mackay)
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