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Contact: Inch Garvie, Firth Of Forth

Steamship (20th Century)

Site Name Contact: Inch Garvie, Firth Of Forth

Classification Steamship (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Inchgarvie Island; Queensferry Narrows; Middle Forth Estuary; Contact

Canmore ID 273935

Site Number NT17NW 8029

NGR NT 137 795

NGR Description NT c. 137 795

Datum Datum not recorded

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Maritime - Edinburgh, City Of
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT17NW 8029 c. 137 795

N56 0 W3 23.0

NLO: Inch Garvie [name: NT 137 795]

Forth Bridge [name: NT 135 795].

(Classified as steamship: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 25 May 1923). Contact: this small cable-layer struck Inchgarvie and sank. Registration: Rosyth.

(Location of loss cited as N56 0.1 W3 24.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location of this incident may lie within the quasi-administrative areas designated as Maritime - West Lothian or Maritime - Fife.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 August 2005.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 12864

Name : CONTACT

Latitude : 560006

Longitude : 32400

Registration : ROSYTH

Type : SS

Loss Day : 25

Loss Month : 5

Loss Year : 1923

Comment : A small cable-layer struck Inchgarvie and sank.

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