Winchman

By Chris Murray

Format: Paperback

This is the life story of Chris Murray QGM. As a winchman for 22 years on Search and Rescue helicopters based in Stornoway, he was involved in the rescue of many people from the seas and mountains around the north of Scotland and further afield. Complete with 32 pages of high gloss photographs.

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Fledgling Press

Fledgling Press is an independent publisher based in Edinburgh. They are committed to publishing work by debut authors, emerging talent and new voices in the literary world. They publish teen novels, fiction, crime fiction, biographies, poetry and short story collections, and produce an eBook for every title they publish.

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This is the life story of Chris Murray from Stornoway. As a winchman on Search and Rescue helicopters, for 22 years he was involved in the rescue of many people from the seas and mountains around the north of Scotland and further afield. He details his exploits from his early days as a Royal Navy diver in the elite Faslane diving team, disabling explosive devices; as a civilian diver working offshore for various companies and finally - 22 years as the winchman on a Sikorsky S61; frequently hanging from a wire in stormy seas and snowstorms, risking his life to aid fishing vessels in distress and on one memorable occasion, receiving the Queen's Gallantry medal for the rescue of crewmen from the fishing vessel The Hansa. Includes 32 pages of high gloss photographs.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Fledgling Press
Publication Date 28 May 2013
ISBN 9781905916658
Number of Pages 224

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