Township: Caolas,Milton

Map Reference: Milton 56

Name Type: sea

Meaning: See Suacan in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Suakin Rocks - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

Related Places:

Information:"Chaidh ur call aig na Suacain" Na Baird Thirisdeach, ed. Rev Hector Cameron, An Comunn Thirisdeach, 1932, p 52.

Neil MacLean, Lachlan MacDonald and Neil MacDonald were drowned on these rocks in 1809 in their boat 'The Cailin' on their way back from Islay - Na Baird Leathanach by Rev A MacLean Sinclair, 1900, p 47.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996

Informant 2: OS