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TITLE
Caisteal Maol, Isle of Skye
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0179
PLACENAME
Kyleakin
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Strath
PERIOD
1930s
CREATOR
J Valentine & Co.
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32077
KEYWORDS
ferries
boats
boat
castles
vessels
vessel
postcards
Caisteal Maol, Isle of Skye

This postcard shows a small ferry sitting at anchor, near Caisteal Maol at Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye.

The present Caisteal Maol (Moil or Moyle) probably dates from the 15th century and was home to the MacKinnons until the 17th century. Tradition relates that one of the MacKinnon chiefs was married to a Scandinavian princess, known as "Saucy Mary", who levied a toll on vessels passing through the Kyle

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Caisteal Maol, Isle of Skye

INVERNESS: Strath

1930s

ferries; boats; boat; castles; vessels; vessel; postcards

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows a small ferry sitting at anchor, near Caisteal Maol at Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye.<br /> <br /> The present Caisteal Maol (Moil or Moyle) probably dates from the 15th century and was home to the MacKinnons until the 17th century. Tradition relates that one of the MacKinnon chiefs was married to a Scandinavian princess, known as "Saucy Mary", who levied a toll on vessels passing through the Kyle