MHG61484 - Probable 1st Class Zulu boat - Loch Fleet
Remains of a probable 1st Class Zulu boat, 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 E. Remains of a wooden fishing vessel, probably a Zulu based on the detached stem post and stern post. Keel/keelson (larch) c.11m long, appears to be almost complete length, indicating this was a 1st class vessel. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7976 9496 (15m by 15m)|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/351616 (Link to HES Canmore record)
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