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SPECIAL CREW FEATURE FOR: Captain Lachlan (Lachie) Beaton 1886 - 1970

His Career with the Company:
1920 (approx) Mate on Plover with Captain Robertson (Squeaky)
1928 Master on Lochinvar on Mull run. Tobermory - Oban
1928 to 1934 Master on Lochinvar. Tobermory - Oban. Also Mountaineer running cruises out of Oban & Fusilier on Portree - Mallaig service
1934 Winter Master on Fusilier - Portree run. Summer on Pioneer & Loch Nevis Islay - West Loch Tarbert
1935 Pioneer as Master Islay - Gigha - West Loch Tarbert
1939 Master Lochiel Islay Service
1940 Lochiel Fort William - Oban (Summer only)
1940 - 1951 Lochiel on Islay run
 

 

 

 

Top Left: Captain Beaton on Lochiel (1)
Top Right: Captain L Beaton on Lochiel 1941 (2)
Above: Captain L Beaton on Pioneer (3)
Right: Captain Lachlan Beaton (4)

SHIPS HE SERVED ON:


(5) Fusilier at Portree

(6) Fusilier at Mallaig

(7) Fusilier at Mallaig

(8) PS. Pioneer

(9) PS. Pioneer (Note the David MacBrayne Gangway)
 

(10) PS. Pioneer
 

 MASTERS CERTIFICATE:
 


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All photographs and personal information kindly provided by Alasdair & John Beaton, sons of Captain Lachlan.
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