The body of a man, supposed to be one of the unfortunate crew of the boat belonging to Cellardyke that recently upset, was found on the beach at St Skeoch, near Boddin on Monday last.. .. height, above 5 feet seven, appeared to have been stout, hair black, had on a broad and narrow striped shirt tied with blue tape, blue jacket, blue breaches – light blue boot stockings with the letters I.D in white in the top of them – sea boots, old; had in his pocket a seal skin tobacco doss, in which two pone pound notes… half a crown and two shillings and a clasp knife.. The body was decently interred in the churchyard of St Vigeans by the Fishermen of Auchmithie. (likely to be one of the Davidson’s lost with the OLIVE reported last week)
A meeting of the fishermen was held in the Town hall Cellardyke for the purposes of appointing the coxswain and crew for the lifeboat (Admiral Fitzroy). James Fowler esq (ancestor of Harry Fowler) was in the Chair….instructions issued by the NLI as to the duties and coxswain of the crew were read to the assembly. It was decided to elect 6 coxswains, anyone to take charge during an emergency as some fishermen may be absent… the following were elected Robert Brown, C Carstairs, Alex Fowler Kay, T Birrel, James Smith and John Pratt. 50 of the fishermen also volunteered as crew. The lifeboat was expected to arrive at the train station within the next few weeks.
John A Millar (No relation to Millers of St Monans ) Boatbuilder Cellardyke is advertising a 19ft yawl suitable for the Clyde fishing and 15’ 6” ships boat for sale
Aberdeen – On Wednesday Morning, Charles Tulloch, residing in Lodge Walk, discovered the body of a many lying in the River dee. It was removed to the police office Torry and identified as that of David Corstorphine (50) fisherman of Cellardyke…. It is supposed he was returning to his lodgings and owing to the slippery nature of the ground has missed his footing and fallen in and had been unable to extricate himself from the mud… the deceased came to the town about a fortnight ago and had been engaged as a fisherman on board a steam fishing boat.
Rescue from Drowning – On Saturday while some children were playing on board the boats in the inner harbour.. a boy of 7, son of Alex Fraser, shoemaker, Cellardyke, fell in the water. His companions gave the alarm and a fisherman named George Anderson, West Anstruther, immediately leaped in after him. With some trouble caused by the struggles of the child he swam to the side of the boats where others relieved him of his charge. Fraser was unconscious but speedily brought round, Anderson was none the worse, but he deserves great praise …as this is the 7th life he has saved in 4 years…..
Buckhaven – A singing competition under the auspices of Macduff Castle Tent IOR was held in aid of the building fund of the proposed new temperance hall First prize was awarded to Mr James Wood Cellardyke.
10th Oct the best fished boats at Yarmouth this day were all Cellardyke boats, Lily and Maggie (70 crans), Carmi III (53 crans) and the White Cross (47 crans)
Mrs E Wallace, 67 John Street has received intimation that her son Signaller Adam Wallace, Airborne Division has been posted missing. He was among those who took part in the landings at Arnhem.
Robert Gardner Stevenson Graduates from St Andrews University with a BSc in Engineering