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Book Launch!

Hard Down! by Captain Jack Isbester

In conjunction with Shetland Library the Society are delighted to announce the launch of wonderful new book, Hard Down! written by Captain Jack Isbester.

It covers the fascinating lie of Captain John Isbester from Whiteness. An incident filled lied aboard square-rigged sailing ships during the early twentieth century.