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World War One Audit of Surviving Remains

Date 10 June 2013

Event ID 961375

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type World War One Audit of Surviving Remains


A seaplane station was established at Thurso within days of the start of the First World War, on 13 August 1914. A Short S.38 seaplane was delivered by rail but had left by the end of August. By the end of 1914 this base had been merged with the seaplane station at Scapa Flow and closed.

M Fife 2007; Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 10 June 2013

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