MHG61505 - 1st Class Zulu wooden fishing boat - Loch Fleet
Remains of a 1st Class Zulu wooden fishing 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 Q. The remains of a Zulu fishing boat, with a partially collapsed stem and raked stern in situ, apparently a 1st class boat based on extent of visible remains. 22 in situ floors (oak where examined) - possibly all floors present. External planking (possibly garboard strakes?) attached and in situ; keel and keelson presumably buried beneath these and ballast stones. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7984 9499 (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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