Saro Lerwick I: Ardantrive Bay, Kerrera, Firth Of Lorn
Aircraft (20th Century)
Site Name Saro Lerwick I: Ardantrive Bay, Kerrera, Firth Of Lorn
Classification Aircraft (20th Century)
Alternative Name(s) L7261; Ardentrive Bay; A/c Saro
Canmore ID 294344
Site Number NM83SW 8033
NGR NM 843 307
NGR Description NM c. 843 307
Datum Datum not recorded
- Council Argyll And Bute
- Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
- Former Region Strathclyde
- Former District Maritime
- Former County Not Applicable
NM83SW 8033 c. 843 307
N 56 25.2 W 5 29.9
NLO: Firth of Lorn [name centred NM 69 19]
Ardantrive Bay [name centred NM 843 307].
(Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 29 June 1940). L7261: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] capsized and sank in Ardentrive [Ardantrive] Bay. Recovered but total loss. Registration: British.
(Location cited as N56 25.0 W5 30.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 May 2008.
Whittaker ID : 18145
Name : A/C SARO
Latitude : 562500
Longitude : 53000
Registration : BRITISH
Type : LERWICK I
Loss Day : 29
Loss Month : 6
Loss Year : 1940
Comment : Capsized and sank in Ardentrive Bay. Recovered but total loss.
Cargo : L7261 209 Sqn