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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Scotty
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  • This poem was written as a tribute to American actor James Doohan on the occasion of his death. Doohan played the character 'Scotty' in the television series Star Trek, of which Quinn was a fan. Quinn's poem, sent to the actor's family, was included in a rocket containing Doohan's ashes and personal affects. The rocket was intended to be blasted into space, but it failed to launch and landed in the sea.

    Source: Terry Quinn and Harriet Veitch, 'Author Who Wore Many Creative Hats', Sydney Morning Herald, 'News Review', (3-4 July 2010): 10

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First known date: 2005
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