MHG51353 - Wreck of "Strome Castle" ferry, Strome

Summary

The current location of the wreck of the "Strome Castle", the smaller of the last two ferries to operate between Strome and Stromeferry.

Type and Period (1)

  • WRECK (In use, 20th Century - 1958 AD to 1970 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The current location of the "Strome Castle", which was built by Nobles of Fraserburgh in 1958 and is 9m long x 3m wide. She was the smaller of the last two ferries to operate between Strome and Stromeferry, ceasing in 1970 when the road by-pass was opened. This information was submitted by a local researcher, Paul Swan, together with photographs. It is not known when the wreck was moved to this location. <1><2>


<1> Swan, P, 2008-9, Correspondence from Paul Swan regarding several sites in the Lochcarron area (Text/Correspondence). SHG23871.


<2> Swan, P, 2008, "Strome Castle" ferry - Drochaid Isaaic (Text/Manuscript). SHG23394.

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Map

Location

Grid reference NG 8806 3714 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NG83NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHCARRON

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