I have been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm with which my requests for assistance have been met and am most grateful to the following private individuals and members of staff of organisations:

Aberdeen City Council.

Aberdeen Journals, Press and Journal, Derek Tucker, Editor.

Aberdeenshire Council.

Alistair Paterson, Macduff.

Angus Council.

Ayrshire Archives.

Iain Bain Photography, Banff.

The family of the late RWD Benzie, Aberdeen.

Buckie and District Fishing Heritage Centre.

City of Edinburgh Council.

Fishing News, Cormac Burke, Editor.

Andrew Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Highland Council.

Donald McKay, Wick.

National Archives of Scotland.

Orkney Islands Council.

Joseph Reid, Buckie.

Sir C Duncan Rice, lately Principal and Vice Chancellor, University of Aberdeen.

The family of the late Frank Ritchie, photographer, Macduff.

Ian Ritchie, Mintlaw, originally Whitehills.

Scottish Borders Council.

Shetlands Council.

South Ayrshire Council.

Stanley West, Macduff.

Trawlerphotos, Ebbe Hansen, Henning Yde and David Tait.

University of Aberdeen.

James Watson, Whitehills.

Western Isles council.


"All at once those on the wreck were cheered and comforted: for from another vessel there came across the wave the welcome cry,' I've come to save you; I'll stand by you till the morning!'"

"Yes I'll stand by until the morning; I've come to save you do not fear!"

                       Ira D Sankey and J. McGranahan.