Saro Lerwick I: Firth Of Lorn

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Alternative Names L7253; 'Five Miles West Of Oban'; A/C Saro
Site Type AIRCRAFT (20TH CENTURY)
Canmore ID 294272
Site Number NM83SW 8028
NGR NM 80 34
Council ARGYLL AND BUTE
Parish MARITIME - ARGYLL AND BUTE
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District MARITIME
Former County NOT APPLICABLE
Datum Datum not recorded
NGR Desc Unlocated
Latitude N 56 27
Longitude W 5 34

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Archaeological Notes

NM83SW 8028 unlocated

NLO: Oban [name: NM 860 300]
Firth of Lorn [name centred NM 69 19].

(Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 20 February 1940). L7253: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] crashed during a forced landing 5 miles West of Oban. Registration: British.
(Location cited as N56 27.0 W5 34.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location that is cited by Whittaker.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 May 2008.

2011
 REFERENCE

Project Project Adair - Whittaker data upload.

Notes Whittaker ID : 18141
Name : A/C SARO
Latitude : 562700
Longitude : 53400
Registration : BRITISH
Type : LERWICK I
Loss Day : 20
Loss Month : 2
Loss Year : 1940
Comment : Crashed during forced landing 5 miles west of Oban.
Cargo : L7253 209 Sqn


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Books and References

Whittaker, I G (1998) Off Scotland: a comprehensive record of maritime and aviation losses in Scottish waters, Edinburgh
Page(s): 298 Held at RCAHMS E.5.14.WHI

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