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Crusader: Loch Ness

Speedboat (20th Century)

Site Name Crusader: Loch Ness

Classification Speedboat (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Achnahannet

Canmore ID 273460

Site Number NH52NW 8001

NGR NH 518 258

NGR Description NH c. 518 258

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Maritime - Highland
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NH52NW 8001 c. 518 528

N57 17.9 W4 27.6

NLO: Loch Ness [name centred NH 531 273]

Achnahannet [name: NH 512 262].

Formerly entered as Recreactional; Speedboat/ Craft.

Not to be confused with NH52NW 8003.

[Centre of defined area indicated at NH 5179 2580: no depth of water cited]. The remains of the 'Crusader', a speedboat, have been afforded statutory protection by scheduling. The debris field lies on the bed of Loch Ness 700m ESE of Achnahannet settlement.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 4 July 2005.

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998). No further information is currently available.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 August 2005.


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