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A Lerwick lifeboatman"s story

George Leith

A Lerwick lifeboatman"s story

by George Leith

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Published by Shetland Times in Lerwick .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lerwick (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Lerwick,
  • Scotand
    • Subjects:
    • Leith, George, d. 1992.,
    • Lifeboat crew members -- Scotland -- Lerwick -- Biography.,
    • Lifeboat service -- Scotand -- Lerwick -- History.,
    • Lerwick (Scotland) -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby George Leith.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK140.L45 A3 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6855077M
      ISBN 100900662875
      LC Control Number00363265
      OCLC/WorldCa29382268

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