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TITLE
Kyle of Lochalsh pier from a ferry, October 1972
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_STATIONS_001_985
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
DATE OF IMAGE
6 October 1972
PERIOD
1970s
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
27675
KEYWORDS
railway stations
ferries
harbours
Kyle of Lochalsh pier from a ferry, October 1972

A view of Kyle of Lochalsh pier, taken from a ferry in October 1972. The ship is believed to be MV Iona.

MV Iona was built at Troon in 1970 at a cost of £740,000. Its carrying capacity was 581 passengers and 47 cars. It was Caldeonian MacBrayne's first drive-through RO/RO (roll-on/roll-off) ferry. It was disposed of in 1997.

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Kyle of Lochalsh pier from a ferry, October 1972

ROSS: Lochalsh

1970s

railway stations; ferries; harbours

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Stations

A view of Kyle of Lochalsh pier, taken from a ferry in October 1972. The ship is believed to be MV Iona. <br /> <br /> MV Iona was built at Troon in 1970 at a cost of £740,000. Its carrying capacity was 581 passengers and 47 cars. It was Caldeonian MacBrayne's first drive-through RO/RO (roll-on/roll-off) ferry. It was disposed of in 1997.