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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 761521

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NH76NE 295 centred 7885 6767

Not to be confused with the World War II Royal Air Force seaplane and flying boat base (RAF Alness) on the Cromarty Forth (centred NH 6512 6790), for which see NH66NE 52.00.

The World War I sea plane base for the Cromarty Firth was situated on an area now known as The Links on the NE side of Cromarty. At low water it is possible to see the remains of the wooden slipway supports for the flying boats. Little other remains can be seen.

J Guy 2000; NMRS MS 810/10, Vol.2, 90; Airfield Focus 31 (Invergordon)

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