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TITLE
SS "Mabel", Tollie Pier, 1905
EXTERNAL ID
GAIRLOCHM_205
PLACENAME
Loch Maree
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
SOURCE
Gairloch Heritage Museum
ASSET ID
5327
KEYWORDS
boats
ferries
piers
ferry boats
SS "Mabel", Tollie Pier, 1905

A view of the SS 'Mabel' in 1905, tied up to Tollie Pier, on Loch Maree.

The SS Mabel (length 13.7 metres) was built in 1882, and originally brought to Loch Maree in 1883 by Mr Hornsby, the owner of Gairloch and Loch Maree Hotels. Functioning as a ferry across the large loch, it was bought over by the ferry company MacBrayne's in 1887. The small ferry was in service until 1911, when she was moored up beside Loch Maree Hotel. Her remains were visible as late as 1937.


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SS "Mabel", Tollie Pier, 1905

ROSS: Gairloch

boats; ferries; piers; ferry boats

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Gairloch Heritage Museum, Photograph Collection

A view of the SS 'Mabel' in 1905, tied up to Tollie Pier, on Loch Maree. <br /> <br /> The SS Mabel (length 13.7 metres) was built in 1882, and originally brought to Loch Maree in 1883 by Mr Hornsby, the owner of Gairloch and Loch Maree Hotels. Functioning as a ferry across the large loch, it was bought over by the ferry company MacBrayne's in 1887. The small ferry was in service until 1911, when she was moored up beside Loch Maree Hotel. Her remains were visible as late as 1937. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: info@gairlochheritagemuseum.org">Gairloch Heritage Museum</a>