Saro Lerwick I: Ardantrive Bay, Kerrera, Firth Of Lorn

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Alternative Names L7261; Ardentrive Bay; A/C Saro
Site Type AIRCRAFT (20TH CENTURY)
Canmore ID 294344
Site Number NM83SW 8033
NGR NM 843 307
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 NM c. 843 307
Latitude N 56 25
Longitude W 5 30

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Archaeological Notes

NM83SW 8033 c. 843 307
N 56 25.2 W 5 29.9

NLO: Firth of Lorn [name centred NM 69 19]
Ardantrive Bay [name centred NM 843 307].

(Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 29 June 1940). L7261: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] capsized and sank in Ardentrive [Ardantrive] Bay. Recovered but total loss. Registration: British.
(Location cited as N56 25.0 W5 30.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 May 2008.

2011
 REFERENCE

Project Project Adair - Whittaker data upload.

Notes Whittaker ID : 18145
Name : A/C SARO
Latitude : 562500
Longitude : 53000
Registration : BRITISH
Type : LERWICK I
Loss Day : 29
Loss Month : 6
Loss Year : 1940
Comment : Capsized and sank in Ardentrive Bay. Recovered but total loss.
Cargo : L7261 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): 300 Held at RCAHMS E.5.14.WHI

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