Tour Scotland Video Of Old Photographs Of Tobermory Isle of Mull

Tour Scotland video of old photographs of Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland. The capital of, and the only burgh on, the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. The town was founded as a fishing port in 1788, its layout based on the designs of Dumfriesshire engineer Thomas Telford. Ferries sail between Tobermory and the mainland to Kilchoan on the Ardnamurchan peninsula. During the Second World War, Tobermory was home to Royal Navy training base HMS Western Isles. The fictional town of Torbay in Alistair MacLean's novel When Eight Bells Toll was based on Tobermory, and much of the 1971 movie was filmed in the town. In the middle of the 1800s emigrant sailors created the community of Tobermory, located in Ontario, Canada. This namesake town has twin harbours, known locally as Big Tub and Little Tub, which sheltered ships from the severe storms of Lake Huron. Tobermory waterfront was chosen by the BBC as the location of the popular children's television series Balamory. Of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to visit one day.

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