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This article is about an islet in the Sound of Eriskay. For other uses, see Calvay (disambiguation).

Calvay (NF810126.

It was here that the ship SS Politician ran aground with a cargo of whisky in 1941 and inadvertently provided the inspiration for Compton MacKenzie's 1947 novel Whiskey Galore.

Coordinates: 57°05′38″N 7°16′05″W / 57.094°N 7.268°W / 57.094; -7.268

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