Township: An Àird a Deas,Caolas

Map Reference: Ardeas 52

Name Type: sea

Meaning: See Raonabodha in Longships on the Sand.

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Information:The Hurlford was lost on this rock on 29th April 1917 under Admiralty orders, so few details are available. The McCallum steamer Saint Clair was wrecked her on 22nd October 1880 en route from Tiree to Barra. The crew escaped without hurt. Summarised from Argyll Shipwrecks, by Peter Moir and Ian Crawford, published 1994, p172.
Applies to a buoy at the south end of Gunna Sound - DK.

The buoy at the south end of Sruth a’ Chaolais marks a reef called Raonabo'. This is nothing to do with seals as it is always under water - AMcL.

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Languages : Norse

Informants: Donald Kennedy, Port Ban, 11/1995

Informant 2: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 5/2009