July, 1894 - July 1894

John Vass, aged 8, fell from the top of the breakwater at Balintore harbour. The fall of about 30 feet into the water was spotted from the village by Donald MacKenzie, ground officer, and David Skinner, Shore Street, both men rushed to the scene and dived into the water, Skinner managed to get hold of the boy and all were picked up by a passing boat.