Lighthouse danger alert.
Mariners claim lives were at risk and say it proves the folly of pensioning off the light keepers for Duncansby Head, on Pentland Firth, less than a year ago.
Last night, Andrew Linington of the British Merchant Navy union said: "These waters are very busy and treacherous."
Local Elna Davidson said: "Men on ships are out there in all sorts of weather and rely on it."
A spokeswoman for the Northern Lighthouse Board said the faults had been fixed after a full probe.
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|Publication:||Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Jan 11, 1998|
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