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Field Visit

Date 1999

Event ID 879492

Category Recording

Type Field Visit


The German destroyer, B98, became beached in the Bay of Lopness while on tow to Scapa Flow for salvage in 1919. The superstructure has now been largely removed and the hulk rests in shallow water some 20m from the foreshore, with framework, turbines and boilers exposed. Ref.: RCAHMS (1980) #221.

Coastal Zone Assessment Survey, 1999

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