MHG61489 - Wooden fishing boat - Loch Fleet
Fragments of a wooden boat elements, 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 H. Fragments of a wooden fishing boat. Keel overlain by 5 frames and floors (oak) (appear to be formed of one timber) and ballast. A small patch of external planking survives indicating that this was of clinker construction. A small spread of ballast lies between the floors above the keelson. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7979 9495 (13m by 13m)|
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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