Township: Ruaig,Ruaig

Map Reference: Ruaig 29

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The inlet of Skipinnish

See Sgibinis in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms: Skipnish Harbour - The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768 and accompanying survey text.

Related Places:

Information:There were 18 boats moored here in the early 20th century - Iain MacDonald, Sgibinis, Ruaig, 3/2016

There is a small pier made from large rocks. It was regarded as being owned by one fisherman, and when another boat tied up to it, he was so angry he pushed the offending skipper in the water - IMcD 11/2016

Local Form:

Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 2/1996

Informant 2: OS

Informant 3: The Turnbull Map of Tiree 1768