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Saro Lerwick I: Stranraer, Loch Ryan

Aircraft (20th Century)

Site Name Saro Lerwick I: Stranraer, Loch Ryan

Classification Aircraft (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) L7262; Raf Wig Bay; A/c Saro

Canmore ID 299290

Site Number NX06SE 8050

NGR NX 05 62

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Maritime - Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NX06SE 8050 unlocated

NLO: Stranraer [name: NX 060 610]

Loch Ryan [name centred NX 05 65].

Possibly on map sheets or NX06SW.

For RAF Wig Bay (NX 0337 6524 to NX 0333 6858), see NX06NW 44.00.

(Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 7 January 1941). L7262: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] crashed and sank during take-off at Stranraer.

Registration: British.

(Location of loss cited as N54 55.0 W5 2.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This aircraft was presumably one of those based at RAF Wig Bay, for which see NX06NW 44.00.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 July 2009.

Activities

Loss (7 January 1941)

(Classified as Saro Lerwick I: date of loss cited as 7 January 1941). L7262: this aircraft of 209 sqdn [RAF] crashed and sank during take-off at Stranraer.

Registration: British.

(Location of loss cited as N54 55.0 W5 2.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (8 July 2009)

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This aircraft was presumably one of those based at RAF Wig Bay.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 July 2009.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 18146

Name : A/C SARO

Latitude : 545500

Longitude : 50200

Registration : BRITISH

Type : LERWICK I

Loss Day : 7

Loss Month : 1

Loss Year : 1941

Comment : Crashed and sank during take-off at Stranraer.

Cargo : L7262 209 Sqn

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