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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

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

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.

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Reference (2011)

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

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