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A Saltire fluttering at the bow of the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry Loch Nevis as it approaches the Hebridean island of Eigg on its daily run from Mallaig on the Scottish mainland. The island of Eigg was one of a chain of islands which lie of Scotland's west coast and was accessible by a state-run lifeline service from the mainland. The residents on Eigg organised a buy-out of the island in the late 1990s and took it into community ownership...