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  1. 'Clansman' waves!

    'Clansman' waves!

    This shows the CalMac ferry, MV 'Clansman', buffeting her way through Am Bun Dubh - the (often) rough waters at the northern end of the Sound of Gunna - when sailing to Barra on 22 May 2014.
  2. Final version of 'Loch Seaforth' painting

    Final version of 'Loch Seaforth' painting

    As the technology of SN seems to resist my best attempts at replacing my earlier image, I am making my own 'last call' with the pic! I've made some minor adjustments, and sharpened outlines here and there. When you go back to a painting after a day or so, you notice little edges and 'dead areas' t
  3. Last Call of the MV 'Loch Seaforth'

    Last Call of the MV 'Loch Seaforth'

    On March 22 1973, the MacBrayne motor vessel 'Loch Seaforth' (built Wm Denny, 1947, for the Mallaig-Stornoway service) struck a rock in the southern approaches to the Sound of Gunna, when inward bound from Lochboisdale to Oban,via Barra, Tiree and Coll. Passengers were taken off in the ship's life
  4. 'Heron' in the Hebrides

    'Heron' in the Hebrides

    Happy New Year! I thought I'd get things off to a flying start by chancing my arm - or my wing! - with the Moderators (who have my full permission to delete this, if they wish!). This scene is 'maritime' in the sense that it shows part of an island coastline (based on Tiree, but not precisely Tire
  5. On The Beach

    On The Beach

    A different kind of Marine Painting, the beach at Barra is the Airport, as I'm sure our Western Isles members will confirm. The aircraft is a British European Airways Rapide Jim Sorry posted in wrong thread , please delete
  6. glen sheil

    glen sheil

    drying out on the beach at caolis whilst delivering coal for vatersay
  7. glen sheil

    glen sheil

    drying out on the shingle beach at caolis
  8. glenlight puffer

    glenlight puffer

    delivering coal to vatersay
  9. lady of the waves

    lady of the waves

    gangway being used for unloading cattle
  10. Lady of the waves

    Lady of the waves

    unloading cattle in castlebay from vatersay for october sales
  11. scan000758

    scan000758

    The lady of the waves
  12. Aachen at Barra

    Aachen at Barra

    Lying alongside in Castlebay
  13. BARRA

    BARRA

    BARRA – Panamanian flagged bulker, IMO 9142992, built in 1998. Seen here discharging concentrates at the Nyrstar zinc processing plant at Risdon nr. Hobart, Tasmania. Pic taken ……… 17/7/10
  14. BARRA

    BARRA

    BARRA – Panamanian flagged bulker, IMO 9142992, built in 1998. Seen here discharging concentrates at the Nyrstar zinc processing plant at Risdon nr. Hobart, Tasmania. Pic taken ……… 17/7/10
  15. Castlebay, Barra

    Castlebay, Barra

    Looking down to the south west and Vatersay
  16. Isle of Barra

    Isle of Barra

    I don’t know if this photo is in the right category but I presume this boat would have been used for fishing. The location of the Bay is just south of Barra Airport, I am hoping one of our Barra members could give me a name for the Bay if it has one. Photo taken in August 2007.
  17. Castlebay, Barra

    Castlebay, Barra

    Alongside the quay in Castlebay.
  18. BARRA

    BARRA

    Photo taken at Terneuzen (the Netherlands) on May 31, 2005
  19. Barra Lifeboat Edna Windsor

    Barra Lifeboat Edna Windsor

  20. On the bridge of Heb Spirit

    On the bridge of Heb Spirit

    One day this could be your first comand mick!!
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