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The Invergordon Archive

Royalty at Invergordon
The Invergordon Archive
Royalty at Invergordon

King Edward VII walking up from Invergordon Pier, accompanied by Provost MacDonald. Another view of this event can be seen at picture #350.
The boat featured in picture #235 can be seen in the background.
Picture added on 12 May 2004
This picture shows the ferry slip at Invergordon, not a Pier. It appears that temporary wooden railings have been erected on each side to safeguard the visitors and hosts.
I was told that the stone the King stepped on as he came ashore had been engraved, but suspect that may have been a ploy to get me to scrape the weed off the slipway as I searched in vain. We will never know now if the engraving existed, the slipway has been swallowed up by port development.
Added by Ronald Stewart on 05 April 2018
I could never find it neither Ronald, just a couple of metal rings in the stone for mooring.
Spent hours there picking winkles then boiling them in a can on the beach (or what we called the beach)
Added by Harry O'Neill on 07 April 2018
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