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Unknown: Loch Ness

Speedboat (20th Century)

Site Name Unknown: Loch Ness

Classification Speedboat (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Urquhart Bay; Unknown 1932

Canmore ID 292700

Site Number NH52NW 8003

NGR NH 54 29

NGR Description NH c. 54 29

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 8003 c. 54 29

N57 20 W4 25

NLO: Loch Ness [name centred NH 531 273]

Urquhart Bay [name centred NH 527 294].

Not to be confused with NH52NW 8001.

Possibly on map sheet NH53SW.

(Classified as Speedboat: date of loss cited as 28 August 1932). Unknown: this vessel caught fire and was lost on Loch Ness.

(Location of loss cited as N57 20.0 W4 25.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location cited by Whittaker may be arbitrary, but is accepted. It falls within or near Urquhart Bay, on the NW side of Loch Ness, near its NE end. It falls within the centre of the loch, E of Urquhart Bay, and near the NE end. It remains uncertain whether and where any wreckage was washed ashore.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 February 2008.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 14860

Name : UNKNOWN 1932

Latitude : 572000

Longitude : 42500


Loss Day : 28

Loss Month : 8

Loss Year : 1932

Comment : Fire and lost on Loch Ness.


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