Tag Archives: piers

2013.154.16

Photograph of four pipers piping a farewell to ferry passengers in 2006

Colour photograph of L-R: Robert Beck, Ruaig; Iain MacKinnon, Parkhouse ; Angus MacPhail, Ruaig; Coinneach MacKinnon, Balinoe, piping off attendees of the A` Bhuain homecoming at the ferry in spring 2006. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.

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2013.154.3

Photograph of Rosemary Omand and Liz Lapsely in 2006

Colour photograph of A` Bhuain committee members (L-R) Rosemary Omand, Kenovay, and Liz Lapsley, Caoles, at Gott Bay pier welcoming attendees of the A` Bhuain Tiree Homecoming in 2006. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.

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2013.154.4

Photograph of a packed ferry at Gott pier in 2006

Colour photograph of the ferry Clansman tying up at Gott pier in spring 2006, carrying attendees of the A` Bhuain homecoming event for the Tiree diaspora. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.

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2013.154.14

Photograph of ferry passengers being piped up Gott pier in 2006

Colour photograph of three pipers and a flag waver leading attendees of the A` Bhuain Homecoming up the pier to catch their ferry off the island in spring 2006. L-R: Angus MacPhail, Ruaig; Iain MacKinnon, Parkhouse, Balephetrish; Coinneach MacKinnon, Balinoe. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.

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2013.154.15

Photograph of ferry passengers on board and ready to leave in 2006

Colour photograph of the ferry at Gott pier lined with passengers departing Tiree after the A` Bhuain homecoming in spring 2006. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.

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2013.150.18

Photograph of Euphemia and Christina MacKinnon at Gott Bay pier in 1939

Black & white photograph of sisters Phemie MacKinnon and Christina MacKinnon standing on Gott Bay pier as the ferry departs in 1939. Their parents Neil and Mary MacKinnon, and their brother Neil, owned Morven House (Drover`s Cottage), Barrapol.

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2013.149.1

Photograph of the stricken `Loch Seaforth` at Gott Bay pier in 1973

Colour photograph of the ferry Loch Seaforth partially submerged at Gott Bay pier in 1973. It struck rocks in Gunna Sound and sank whilst berthed at the pier. Note the submerged car on the car-deck. (original photo stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)

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2013.149.2

Photograph of the life raft from the stricken `Loch Seaforth` in 1973

Colour photograph of a life raft of the ferry Loch Seaforth abandoned on the beach at Gott in 1973. The Loch Seaforth sank next to Gott Bay pier after striking rocks in Gunna Sound. L-R: Rita Meyer, Stephanie Clarke (Mullach nan Gall, Caoles), Elizabeth Gibb and Alexander Gibb. (original photo stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)

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2013.149.4

Photograph of the stricken Loch Seaforth being dragged onto Gott Bay beach in 1973

Colour photograph of the ferry Loch Seaforth being lifted by crane-ship `Ulrich Harms`, whilst both being towed by a tug towards the beach at Gott Bay, where it was deliberately beached. The Loch Seaforth struck rocks in Gunna Sound in 1973 and sank whilst berthed at Gott pier. It obstructed other boats trying the use the pier and had to be towed out of the way until it could be properly removed. (original photo stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1)

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