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Pauline Kinvig, born in Port St Mary in 1932, tells of her childhood and youth growing up in the village. Pauline talks about her father being Coxswain of the Port St Mary Lifeboat, of German internees in the village, of waving at a plane just before it crashed above Perwick Bay and other memories of life during the war, of her mother working at Cunningham Camp, community spirit in Port St Mary, local characters and fishing folk including her father who went back to work at the fishing after serving in Korea.

This interview was conducted by Katie Newton, 17 January 2018.


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  • Pauline Kinvig