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Another Pentland wreck?

Yet another ship in a sorry state from the C M collection. This ane has a name that might appear to end with an A and a salvage tug along with a few yoles are rendering assistance to this vessel.
Might this be a headland on Stroma perhaps?.
I am now putting the info gleaned from you all on the back o the photos so in the future someen will be able to redd hid up easer, thank you all.

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Picture added on 06 September 2011 at 12:43
Could it be the Thyra John? She gied ashore aboot han wae Freswick, mibbi some chiel will confirm that.
Added by Billy Farquhar on 14 September 2011
That will the ane Billy, hids five letters and the last letter is a Y.
Wae sould be in MI5.
Miby a date fae someen ?.
Added by John Budge on 17 September 2011
11th o' June 1914 a Norewgian bound fae Dundee tae New York wae a cargo o' piano's and spirits,what mair di ye need for a good knee's up.!!! Was in the book Shipwrecks of the North Scotland
Added by Billy Farquhar on 19 September 2011
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