MHG59075 - Arctic Convoy Memorial - Cove Battery, Rubha Nan Sasan
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Type and Period (1)
- WAR MEMORIAL (Second World War to 21st Century - 1939 AD to 2100 AD)
- None recorded
There is a memorial to the 3000 men who died on the Arctic convoys near the Cove Battery. It was unveiled on 10th September 1999.
"IN MEMORY OF OUR SHIPMATES
WHO SAILED FROM LOCH EWE
DURING WORLD WAR II.
THEY LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE BITTER ARCTIC SEA BATTLES
TO NORTH RUSSIA
AND NEVER RETURNED
TO THIS TRANQUIL ANCHORAGE.
WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THEM."
Information from M Briscoe, 16th October 2012
See link below to HES Canmore recors for photos of the memorial contributed by Martin Briscoe.
GIS Spatial data created 2018 based on aerial photography taken 1999-2001. <1>
- --- Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 319827.
- <1> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8148 9211 (6m by 6m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/319827/rubha-nan-sasan-cove-battery-arctic-convoy-memorial (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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