Captain Lachlan (Lachie) Beaton

SPECIAL CREW FEATURE:
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

Captain L Beaton on Pioneer

Captain L Beaton on Pioneer

Captain L Beaton on Lochiel 1941Captain L Beaton on Lochiel 1941

Captain L Beaton on Lochiel 1941

Captain Beaton on Lochiel

Captain Beaton on Lochiel

Captain L Beaton

Captain L Beaton

MASTERS CERTIFICATE & VESSELS

PS. Pioneer

PS. Pioneer

PS. Pioneer

PS. Pioneer (Note the David MacBrayne Gangway)

PS. Pioneer

PS. Pioneer

Fusilier at Mallaig

Fusilier at Mallaig

Fusilier at Mallaig

Fusilier at Mallaig

Fusilier at Portree

Fusilier at Portree

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

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