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Ruth Cameron (nee macmillan) from Livingston. Posted 16 Oct 2006.
i as a small child i grew up on the isle of mull,in the 60's and 70's my grandfather and father both worked for cal mac as it's now known,and on many occasions i remember my father going off in the middle of the night with the boat he was on at that time called the loch buie it was the ambulance boat for all the island's then, to take sick people or pregnant lady's to oban,as the nearest hospital for cases was there,i remember as a small child being scared for my father going out in sometimes the roughest conditions,really wild, on the route from tobermory down the sound of mull to oban,and it was alway's a big relief to see him home safe and sound,esp when i found out later on in life my father could not swim a stroke which nowaday's would probably not be allowed.

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