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The Invergordon Archive

Academy pupils leaving for SS Uganda School Cruise
The Invergordon Archive
Academy pupils leaving for SS Uganda School Cruise

This picture shows Invergordon Academy pupils outside Dingwall Academy (the muster point for Ross-Shire pupils including Dingwall and Tain) prior to leaving to join the SS Uganda on its Scandinavian/Baltic educational cruise in May 1972. I was one of those lucky enough to experience the cruise.
The first part of the journey was on a double decker bus from Dingwall to Dundee - ouch!

The photograph was from the Highland News and Football Times May 25 1972.

Those I can recall from left to right are:

Boys:Sanders Fraser, Brian MacLeod, William Reid, James Gunn, Alistair Rhind, Magnus Campbell, myself immediately to his front, ?, Ian Mitchell, ? , Alan Leask, John Roberston.

Girls: Audrey Tominlinson, ?, Franka Jackson, Kathryn Mackay, ?, Ann Ross, ?, ? Robertson, ?, ?, ?, ?.
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Picture added on 27 March 2019 at 11:10
Hi Graeme, I have a copy of this photo too! I can fill in some blanks in the girls.
Audrey Tomlinson, Alison Ralph, Franka Jackson, Fergus Urquhart at the back, me, ?, Ann Ross, Mary Robertson, ( possibly Christine Clark), Meg Danial at the front with Barbara Rhind hiding behind her and ? at the end. I think it was taken outside Invergordon Academy just before we left. And the reason we were on a bus was there was a rail strike.
Added by Catherine Williams nee Mackay on 02 April 2019
Lovely to see this photo from the past and recall great memories.
Added by Anne Stirling nee Ross on 04 April 2019
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