Master Frank in Ramsey Harbour

Master Frank – RY95 is a Manx built, half-decker fishing boat seen here berthed in Ramsey Harbour.

Master Frank is the Island’s longest surviving half-decker. Records differ as to whether she was built in 1893 or 1895.

Measuring 40ft overall, Master Frank was built by Messrs. Clucas and Duggan, shipwrights, boat and canoe builders and block and spar makers, whose yard was at the rear of Marsden Terrace in Ramsey.

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Master Frank in Ramsey Harbour © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Taylor’s Meadow in Sulby

The entrance gate to Taylor’s Meadow in Sulby, has this got a Witchcraft connection? and I love the four brooms on the gate :-)

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Taylors Meadow in Sulby © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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‘Lead me to the rock that is higher than I’

High up in Bishopscourt Glen is a lovely small cave with a carved stone seat. This cave is thought to have been used by bishops for the purpose of rest and meditation. Bishop Murray reputedly took refuge here from angry locals at the time of the 1825 potato (tithe) riots. Nearby is a stone called “Creg Nyn Ushag” (Rock of the Bird) which is inscribed ‘Lead me to the rock that is higher than I’, probably dating from about 1880.

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Bishopscourt Cave © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Bishopscourt Cave © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Bishopscourt Cave © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Only in the Isle of Man

Sheep and lambs have the right of way on our Manx country roads :-)

These fellas were casusally walking around Tholt Y Will the other day without a care in the world.

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Tholt y Will © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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St. Michael’s Church – Kirk Michael

I went into the graveyard have a look at the old grave of Bishop Wilson and got a bit carried away with my camera (as you do).

This time I somehow managed to avoid the four sheep and one ram in the graveyard :-)

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Kirk Michael Church © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The Bottom of Barregarrow on the TT Course

The bottom of Barregarrow the next left hander is in to Westwood then on to the straight towards Douglas Road Corner in Kirk Michael (all in all a very fast section of the course).

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Bottom of Barragarrow on the TT Course © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Barregarrow Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

This quaint Wesleyan Chapel which is on the TT Course prior to Kirk Michael was first established in 1880.

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Barregarrow Wesleyan Chapel © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Alpine Cottage all ready for TT 2014

Alpine looking good this morning on the TT Course.

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Alpine Cottage © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A Rapeseed Field in Andreas

Couldn’t help stopping off and taking an image of this Rapeseed field in Andreas the other day.

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A Rapeseed field in Andreas © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Laxey Towing Company’s MV Karina

The Laxey towing Company’s MV Karina berthed next to the Douglas Lifting Bridge (last week).

The Karina was first launched on the 17th June 1946 and her maiden voyage was the 27th July 1946.

Overall length 66 ft, breadth 14.9 ft, depth 5.7 ft, freeboard 3 ft.

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MV Karina in Douglas Harbour © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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North Quay in Douglas

Another one of my Street Photography efforts, this time on North Quay in Douglas.

The Newson Trading Co Ltd property on the right is probably one of the few surviving oldest buildings in Douglas that are still standing.

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North Quay in Douglas © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The Narrow Streets of Peel

The narrow Castle Street in Peel.

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The Narrow Streets of Peel in the Isle of Man © Peter Killey- www.manxscenes.com

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My Isle of Man Photography

A large selection of Isle of Man Pictures (and where possible a snippet of information and/or history) from every corner of this beautiful Island. Keep having a look back at Manxscenes.com as it is regularly updated ~ Feel free to leave a comment on any of the images or topics, Enjoy...