MV Eilean Dhiura on a clear day in the Sound of Islay

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Picture of a small car ferry in a Sound between two islands on a clear sunny dayThe MV Eilean Dhiura crossing from Islay to Jura on a very clear April afternoon in 2015. In the middle distance the small lighthouse at Carragh an t-Sruith on Jura. Behind it the north of Colonsay and in the far distance the Isle of Mull with Ben More (the only island Munro outside of the Isle of Skye).

MV Isle of Arran and MV Eilean Dhiura in the Sound of Islay

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Picture of a large and a small ferry in a sound between two islandsA view from well over a decade ago (2003 to be precise), the Calmac ferry MV Isle of Arran and the council run Jura ferry MV Eilean Dhiura in the Sound of Islay just off Port Askaig.Jura in the background.

MV Finlaggan passing the Islay RNLI lifeboat

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Picture of the Calmac ferry MV Finlaggan passing the moored Islay RNLI lifeboatThe MV Finlaggan leaving Port Askaig on her way to Kennacraig on the mainland passing the Islay RNLI lifeboat always ready to launch at its moorings. The Jura ferry MV Eilean Dhiura also visible in the distance on the left.