NR8162 : Leaving Kennacraig

taken 10 years ago, near to Kennacraig, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Leaving Kennacraig
Leaving Kennacraig
The new terminal was created by building a causeway to the island of Ceann na Creig to accommodate the new generation of large ferries. In the 1960s, the ferry MV "Lochiel" struck a reef in the West Loch and sank. Apparently the Argyll & Sutherland Highlander Territorials, who were on board, pushed the travelling sheep overboard knowing that they'd swim to safety. The men then retired to drink the bar dry! The vessel was re-floated and, for many years, was used as a restaurant in Bristol Harbour. (Source: Kennacraig Information Board)
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NR8162, 77 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 February, 2008
Category
Piers > Piers   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 818 625 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:48.4189N 5:28.9924W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 815 624
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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