February, 1940 - February 1940

Donald MacDonald, 8 Shore Street, Hilton, is one of 31 survivors when the oil tanker, Gretafield, was torpedoed off the east coast of Scotland. The burning wreck drifted for days before coming ashore in Dunbeath bay where it burned for another couple days before breaking up.

Donald MacDonald, born 10th April 1896, Hilton.