MHG61483 - Two wooden fishing boats - Loch Fleet
Remains of two wooden fishing boats, Loch Fleet
Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)
- None recorded
Report in Northern Times May 12th 1995.
"Embo fishing fleet, after the war (1914-18) due to so many not returning and the migration of the herring that the boats constituting the fleet were taken round to loch Fleet and burned?". Memory of Richard Easson, Tain
As part of the Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk Project (SCHARP) in 2014, a survey was carried out of a boat graveyard at Loch Fleet in partnership with the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NoSAS) and the Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS).
Vessel D. Two vessels recorded as one due to close proximity and for ease and speed of recording. Two wooden fishing vessels lying parallel side by side c.3m apart, both apparently lying on their starboard sides. The eastern keel (larch) survives to a length of 7m, possibly indicating a 2nd Class vessel, though more may be buried. The western keel is 9m indicating that this is likely the remains of a 1st class vessel. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7976 9495 (14m by 14m)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/351616 (Link to HES Canmore record)
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