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Picture of the Natal and Sister Ships by Sutors
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Picture of the Natal and Sister Ships by Sutors

This picture shows the Natal (in the front) and her two sister ships (possibly the Achilles, Cochrane and/or the Warrior) exiting the Cromarty Firth between the two Sutors.
Picture added on 01 January 2003
Comments:
Never seen this one before.
Added by REGINALD TAIT on 09 October 2003
This image is of interest to me as my great uncle Ernest C James (Able Seaman, RN) "drowned while bathing off Cromarty" 05/08/1916 while serving on HMS Achilles. He is buried in Cromarty Cemetary plot L. North-east 16A according to the CWGC website. He had five brothers, two of whom also died serving in WW1 and three sisters, of whom Emily was my Grandmother.
Added by Andrew C Stadden on 30 April 2004
EC James' gravestone can be seen in picture #787.
Added by Garve Scott-Lodge on 02 May 2004
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