Crew of the Hope at Alloa Harbour

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1930
Description
Four crew members, three men and a young lad, pose for the camera on the wooden-planked deck of the ferry. The hatch leading to the crew quarters is on the right. A chain, perhaps for the anchor, is lying on the deck. There is a block and tackle by the mast. A car and a clinker-built boat sit on the quay.
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Department
Maker
Production date
Circa 1930
Subject person
Subject notes
The ferry crew would comprise a captain/helmsman, engineer and two seamen to tie the boat up, to raise and lower the ramp and to help with the loading of the vehicles. The 'Hope' was built at Kelliebank Shipyard, Alloa, in 1905.
Accession number
P13880

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