Iolaire Monument

Sandwick, Isle Of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS2 0AE

Type:Monuments & Ruins

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Just after new year bells, the Iolaire struck the "Beasts of Holm" in 1919, just on approach to Stornoway. The boat was full of sailors returning to their families and loved ones following WW1. The tragic loss of 205 men is still felt deeply today.

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