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Category Archives: History

Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford

Celebrate the most westerly work of Thomas Telford in Port Logan The Mull of Galloway Trust has been awarded a grant from The Big Lottery’s Celebrate Fund to host this exciting event in Port Logan to celebrate the fact that the pier and lighthouse were built by Thomas Telford in 1818. The Trust, together withContinue Reading

Engine Switch-On

Engine Switch-On

Kelvin Diesel Engine Switch-On On Sunday 30th April 2017 there was a very memorable occasion at the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse. Two of the 1955 Kelvin Diesel engines were officially switched on after being silent for 30 years. There was a special event to mark the engine switch-on with Robert Lammie, local resident and ScottishContinue Reading

Sunny Weekend

Sunny Weekend

International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend 2015 and more! The weekend of 15th and 16th August 2015 was International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend and the Mull of Galloway celebrated this with a series of talks, RSPB walks and pirates and scallywags in Gallie Craig. The sun was shining all weekend, the views were amazing and we had lotsContinue Reading

International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend

International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend

Mull of Galloway Lighthouse International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend is an annual event and intends to raise the profile of lighthouses, light vessels and other navigational aids to promote our maritime heritage. Many lighthouses around the world will be open to the public and will be hosting special events. International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend ILLW InContinue Reading

Mull of Galloway Shipwreck

Mull of Galloway Shipwreck

SS Enda Shipwreck at the Mull of Galloway At 5.00am on the 27th February 1933 the passenger/cargo ship SS Enda ran aground just south of the village of Port Logan on the Mull of Galloway. The ship, on charter to Burns & Laird Line Ltd of Glasgow was a 860 ton iron steam ship. ItContinue Reading

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