The weekly meeting was 'all at sea' for a time as Past President Bryan Tomlinson recalled the fateful voyage of El Grifon, a Spanish Armada vessel that came to grief on Fair Isle in 1588. Subsequent trials and tribulations brought its captain, Juan Gomez de Medina, and many survivors ashore at Anstruther.
Describing the state of the starving men as "trauchled", a compassionate
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In 1917, RI President Arch C. Klumph proposed that an endowment be set up “for the purpose of doing good in the world.” In 1928, when the endowment fund had grown to more than US$5,000, it was renamed The Rotary Foundation, and it became a distinct entitmore