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18 May

John Graham of Claverhouse

18 May 1689: At Dalcomera, where the River Spean meets the River Lochy in Lochaber, James VII and II’s highland army mustered under the command of John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee. It marked the beginning of the Highland War.

18 May 1746: Captain John Fergusson of the bomb vessel Furnace and Captain Robert Duff of the bomb vessel Terror anchored in Morar Bay and landed 120 sailors to burn Alan MacDonald of Morar’s house and the settlement of Morar.

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