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TITLE
Lifeboat being taken down Main Street, Campbeltown
EXTERNAL ID
QZP27_2251A
PLACENAME
Campbeltown
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Campbeltown
PERIOD
1890s; 1900s; 1910s
CREATOR
Charles & Dennis MacGrory
SOURCE
Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service
ASSET ID
30707
KEYWORDS
Royal National Lifeboat Institute
RNLI
lifeboats
Kilkerran
James Stevens
Campbeltown
fundraising
Lifeboat being taken down Main Street, Campbeltown

In 1898, the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) raised funds to build a new lifeboat and lifeboat house at Kilkerran.

The photograph shows the resulting lifeboat 'The James Stevens', being paraded down Main Street in Campbeltown, on its journey to Kilkerran, to be launched.

Charles MacGrory, the photographer, was the secretary for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) for several years and took many pictures of fund-raising events in and around Campbeltown


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Lifeboat being taken down Main Street, Campbeltown

ARGYLL: Campbeltown

1890s; 1900s; 1910s

Royal National Lifeboat Institute; RNLI; lifeboats; Kilkerran; James Stevens; Campbeltown; fundraising

Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service

MacGrory Brothers Archive

In 1898, the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) raised funds to build a new lifeboat and lifeboat house at Kilkerran.<br /> <br /> The photograph shows the resulting lifeboat 'The James Stevens', being paraded down Main Street in Campbeltown, on its journey to Kilkerran, to be launched. <br /> <br /> Charles MacGrory, the photographer, was the secretary for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) for several years and took many pictures of fund-raising events in and around Campbeltown <br /> <br /> <br /> This image is available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email <a href="mailto: libraryhq@argyll-bute.gov.uk">Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service</a>