Bute Noir Book meets Museum Artefact No.12

008‘Deep Down Dead’ by Steph Broadribb meets a Deep Down Diving midget submarine. HMS Varbel (The Kyles Hydro at Port Bannatyne) was the operational base for midget submarine training during WWII. The Museum has a collection of items from the X crafts, including the bell from HMS Varbel. ‘Deep Down Dead’ is the debut novel of Steph Broadribb featuring Florida bounty hunter Lori Anderson. Steph will be in the museum on Saturday 5th August with the Slice Girls and in Rothesay Library on Sunday 6th with Mason Cross.