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TITLE
M.V. Lochmor
EXTERNAL ID
PC_RAMSAY_004
PLACENAME
Kyle of Lochalsh
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1930s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
William J Ramsay
ASSET ID
29715
KEYWORDS
Lochmor
Squeaky Robertson
mail boat
Outer Isles
M.V. Lochmor

The 540 tonne Lochmor was built in 1930 and remained in service for almost 35 years. The main route for the Lochmor was the mainland ports Kyle and Mallaig, then to the outer islands of Uist and Harris. During the tourist season the Lochmor included Portree on the mail route, if the regular boat was involved in tourist cruises to Loch Coruisk. The skipper Captain Robertson, known as Squeaky and seen here chatting with a passer by from the bow of his ship, was a well known, popular, local man, with a ready wit and story


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M.V. Lochmor

ROSS: Lochalsh

1930s

Lochmor; Squeaky Robertson; mail boat; Outer Isles

William J Ramsay

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

The 540 tonne Lochmor was built in 1930 and remained in service for almost 35 years. The main route for the Lochmor was the mainland ports Kyle and Mallaig, then to the outer islands of Uist and Harris. During the tourist season the Lochmor included Portree on the mail route, if the regular boat was involved in tourist cruises to Loch Coruisk. The skipper Captain Robertson, known as Squeaky and seen here chatting with a passer by from the bow of his ship, was a well known, popular, local man, with a ready wit and story <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 />