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Martis (Possibly): East Weddell Sound, Scapa Flow, Orkney

Craft (20th Century)

Site Name Martis (Possibly): East Weddell Sound, Scapa Flow, Orkney

Classification Craft (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) East Weddel Sound; Churchill Causeway; Churchill Barrier No. 3; North Sea

Canmore ID 287761

Site Number ND49NE 8044

NGR ND 4746 9843

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Maritime - Orkney
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

ND49NE 8044 4746 9843

N58 52.23 W2 54.67

NLO: Weddell Sound [name centred ND 477 988]

Stromness [name: HY 253 090]

Scapa Flow [name centred HY 36 00].

See also ND49NE 8011.

(Date of loss cited as 14 June 1940). Martis (possibly): apparently 35m length of stern section from a blockship.

(Location of loss cited as N58 52.25 W2 54.82).

I G Whittaker 1998.


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