Lewis men at the Whaling in South Georgia

humpback whale

Balaich na Whalers is a 16 page publication compiled by Magaidh Smith in 2015. The publication contains stories and pictures contributed by Lewismen, who worked in the whale hunting industry in South Georgia in the 1950s and early 60s.

Balaich na Whalers can be posted world wide It is priced £3.50 + postage.

Previous publications by Magaidh include Sparr on Traditional Boat Building in the Hebrides. And Clann Nighean an Sgadain an account of the lives of Lewis women who followed the herring around the coast of Scotland and as far south as Yarmouth.

Both publications are available by contacting Magaidh Smith.

 

 

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