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TITLE
The Harbour, Portree, Skye
EXTERNAL ID
HCD_CARD_177
PLACENAME
Portree
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Portree
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12969
KEYWORDS
harbour
steamer
hill
Thomas Telford
The Harbour, Portree, Skye

This image of Portree Harbour was taken from the top of Quay Brae looking across the bay to Ben Tianavaig. One of the regular Caledonian MacBrayne steamers which provided a life-line for the islands is seen approaching the pier, no doubt carrying freight and the mail, as well as passengers. The harbour and pier were designed by Thomas Telford in 1818, and although the steamers no longer call, and the fishing fleet has all but disappeared, the harbour area is still very much part of the village


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The Harbour, Portree, Skye

INVERNESS: Portree

harbour; steamer; hill; Thomas Telford

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

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This image of Portree Harbour was taken from the top of Quay Brae looking across the bay to Ben Tianavaig. One of the regular Caledonian MacBrayne steamers which provided a life-line for the islands is seen approaching the pier, no doubt carrying freight and the mail, as well as passengers. The harbour and pier were designed by Thomas Telford in 1818, and although the steamers no longer call, and the fishing fleet has all but disappeared, the harbour area is still very much part of the village <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a><br />