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TITLE
Royal Visit, Kyle of Lochalsh
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00684
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
11 September 1933
PERIOD
1930s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12393
KEYWORDS
royalty
Duke of York
Duchess of York
Castle Maol
Loch Alsh
Lochalsh
Royal Visit, Kyle of Lochalsh

The two boats anchored in Loch Alsh are "dressed overall", the naval term for all flags flying. It can only be the visit of their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York, who arrived by train in Kyle, were piped on board a motor launch at Kyle jetty and carried to the yacht Golden Hind owned by Commander Kitson, R.N. They spent some time on the yacht before being taken across to Skye where they stayed for a few days at Dunvegan Castle


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Royal Visit, Kyle of Lochalsh

ROSS: Lochalsh

1930s

royalty; Duke of York; Duchess of York; Castle Maol; Loch Alsh; Lochalsh

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

The two boats anchored in Loch Alsh are "dressed overall", the naval term for all flags flying. It can only be the visit of their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York, who arrived by train in Kyle, were piped on board a motor launch at Kyle jetty and carried to the yacht Golden Hind owned by Commander Kitson, R.N. They spent some time on the yacht before being taken across to Skye where they stayed for a few days at Dunvegan Castle <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>