70th anniversary of ‘Whisky Galore’ is marked

From Hebrides News, 5 Febuary 2011:

Today (Saturday) marks the 70th anniversary of the SS Politician grounding on Eriskay.

In 1941, the SS Politician set sail for Kingston, Jamaica with a cargo which included pianos, motor parts, bedding and 28,000 cases – 264,000 bottles – of whisky.

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