Mearns music night will be model memorial of lifeboat tragedy

Model boat created as poignant reminder of Johnshaven lifeboat disaster at Johnshaven Heritage Museum

A descendant of one of those lost in the Johnshaven lifeboat disaster has created a model of the boat from one of the pews in the now closed village kirk. A new song has also been written to commemorate the disaster, and will be performed for the first time later in the week.
Pic shows Bab Tullos, Don Marr-Chairman of the Johnshaven Heritage Group, Jackie Milne a descendant of James McBay crew member who died in the tragedy and Shennanigas band members Andy Shanks and Sonja McCallum....
Pic Paul Reid
Model boat created as poignant reminder of Johnshaven lifeboat disaster at Johnshaven Heritage Museum A descendant of one of those lost in the Johnshaven lifeboat disaster has created a model of the boat from one of the pews in the now closed village kirk. A new song has also been written to commemorate the disaster, and will be performed for the first time later in the week. Pic shows Bab Tullos, Don Marr-Chairman of the Johnshaven Heritage Group, Jackie Milne a descendant of James McBay crew member who died in the tragedy and Shennanigas band members Andy Shanks and Sonja McCallum.... Pic Paul Reid