Saro Lerwick I: Stranraer, Loch Ryan

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Alternative Names L7262; Raf Wig Bay; A/C Saro
Site Type AIRCRAFT (20TH CENTURY)
Canmore ID 299290
Site Number NX06SE 8050
NGR NX 05 62
Council DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Parish MARITIME - DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Former Region DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Former District MARITIME
Former County NOT APPLICABLE
Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long
Latitude N 54 55
Longitude W 5 2

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Archaeological Notes

NX06SE 8050 unlocated

NLO: Stranraer [name: NX 060 610]
Loch Ryan [name centred NX 05 65].

Possibly on map sheets NX06NW or NX06SW.

For RAF Wig Bay (NX 0337 6524 to NX 0333 6858), see NX06NW 44.00.

(Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 7 January 1941). L7262: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] crashed and sank during take-off at Stranraer.
Registration: British.
(Location of loss cited as N54 55.0 W5 2.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This aircraft was presumably one of those based at RAF Wig Bay, for which see NX06NW 44.00.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 July 2009.

7 January 1941
 LOSS

Notes (Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 7 January 1941). L7262: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] crashed and sank during take-off at Stranraer.
Registration: British.
(Location of loss cited as N54 55.0 W5 2.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.



Further details

8 July 2009
 RCAHMS NOTE

Notes The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This aircraft was presumably one of those based at RAF Wig Bay.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 July 2009.



Further details

2011
 REFERENCE

Project Project Adair - Whittaker data upload.

Notes Whittaker ID : 18146
Name : A/C SARO
Latitude : 545500
Longitude : 50200
Registration : BRITISH
Type : LERWICK I
Loss Day : 7
Loss Month : 1
Loss Year : 1941
Comment : Crashed and sank during take-off at Stranraer.
Cargo : L7262 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): 372 Held at RCAHMS E.5.14.WHI

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