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Invergordon, Royal Naval Dockyard, Control Tower

Control Tower (20th Century), Naval Signal Station (20th Century)

Site Name Invergordon, Royal Naval Dockyard, Control Tower

Classification Control Tower (20th Century), Naval Signal Station (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Cromarty Firth; Firth Of Cromarty

Canmore ID 300397

Site Number NH76NW 64.02

NGR NH 71184 68278

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Rosskeen
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Summary Record (2 August 2013)

The naval base control tower occupies a site on the southern end of the East Pier. Its date of construction is not known but is thought to 1951 or later. On a plan of the building held in a private collection the building is named as a Signal Station.

It may be that the building controlled movements of all shipping and seaplanes in the Cromarty Firth.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) and (AKK) 2 August 2013.

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NH76NW 64.02 71184 68278

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