The Legend of the S. S. Politician and Her Namesake Pub on Eriskay

The Isle of Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides is home to the famous wreck of the S. S. Politician and its namesake pub. The wreck was the inspiration for the Compton Mackenzie book and film, Whisky Galore. In February 1941 the S. S. Politician, an 8,000-tonne cargo ship, left Liverpool heading for… [click to read more]

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