MHG29229 - 1st Class Zulu fishing boat - Loch Fleet, Skelbo
Remains of a 1st Class Zulu fishing boat, Loch Fleet, Skelbo
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 A. The remains of a 1st Class Zulu fishing boat, 12m in length. The keel (beech) is visible for much of its length. Surviving areas of planking (larch) and a notched floor indicate that this was of clinker construction. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7965 9491 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
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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