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TITLE
MV 'Lochnevis'
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00088
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1930s; 1940s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
11816
KEYWORDS
boat
M.V. Lochnevis
MV 'Lochnevis'

The MV 'Lochnevis' was launched in 1934 for the Mallaig to Portree mail service. It was diesel-electric powered, and served as a minelayer during World War II. After the war, it was stationed at various ports including Oban, Mallaig and Greenock. Duncan Macpherson reports that it was in the harbour at Kyle when the Port Napier went on fire on 27 September 1940. It was finally withdrawn from service in the 1960s


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MV 'Lochnevis'

ROSS: Lochalsh

1930s; 1940s

boat; M.V. Lochnevis

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

The MV 'Lochnevis' was launched in 1934 for the Mallaig to Portree mail service. It was diesel-electric powered, and served as a minelayer during World War II. After the war, it was stationed at various ports including Oban, Mallaig and Greenock. Duncan Macpherson reports that it was in the harbour at Kyle when the Port Napier went on fire on 27 September 1940. It was finally withdrawn from service in the 1960s <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a><br />