MHG56262 - Targets - Cromarty Firth near Evanton Airfield, Alness


Floating targets noted by ARCH's Evanton Wartime Remains project in 2013.

Type and Period (1)

  • TARGET (Second World War - 1939 AD? to 1945 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Floating targets were noted by ARCH's Evanton Wartime Remains project in 2013. Several people remembered floating targets (three of them) in the Firth, used for practice. They were large vertical boards, about the size of a house. Some people remember that other targets were towed around the Firth as well. Exact locations not known. Contributors: Phil Glover, Archie Rose (via Alasdair Cameron). <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6399 6600 (247m by 247m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

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