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Thurso lifeboat's coxswain Angus Mackintosh and his crew sharing a joke with the late Queen Mother around the midfifties.The late Queen Mother named three lifeboats at Thurso. oops the cox.is third from left

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The Queen Mother seems to have had an interest in Maritime things . I remember when staying at the "Sailors Home " in Mearns Street Aberdeen
( doing my ticket ) that She had opened the facility . There was a plaque on the outside of the building giving the details .
 

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Looks like Aleck Thomson(back to camera)Gilbert Reid(skipper Golden Chance) Angus Macintosh(meche,skipper Primula)Angus Reid(hootna)not sure of the next man Wull will likely know, then Andy Oag,

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