I have been moved to tears by this piece of our history which I have learned only recently.
This is an illuminated sculpture in Stornoway Harbour to comemmorate the lives of those who were lost and those who survived the HMY Iolaire shipwreck. The boat was bringing the servicemen home at the end of WW1 so theirs was a cruel fate indeed.
There are many programmes on BBC Alba which give the full story.
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