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Valentine Tank: Burghead Bay, Moray Firth

Armoured Vehicle (20th Century)(Possible)

Site Name Valentine Tank: Burghead Bay, Moray Firth

Classification Armoured Vehicle (20th Century)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Burghead

Canmore ID 310911

Site Number NJ06NE 8010

NGR NJ 0627 6779

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Moray
  • Parish Maritime - Moray
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NJ06NE 8010 0627 6779

N57 41.41 W3 34.43

NLO: Burghead Bay [name: NJ 08 67]

Burghead [name: NJ 110 690].

See also NJ06NE 8001, NJ06NW 8002 and NJ06NE 8002.

Unknown. Chart symbol: Wk.

[No further information].

(Location of loss cited as N57 41.40 W3 34.43).

I G Whittaker 1998.

This wreck has been identified as a Valentine Tank. It was first reported in 1985, and was said to be full of silt.

The latest available position is: 57 41.380N 03 34.050E [WGD], as reported by a fishing vessel in 2004.

Information from Lieutenant Commander N Mceachan, Royal Navy, Wrecks Section, UKHO, Taunton, 5 May 2011.

UKHO chart no. 115 (1978, revised 1993) charts this wreck [Wk] at a charted depth of 6m, in a position roughly central to Burghead Bay and 2.4nm WSW of Burghead. The general seabed depth in this area is about 7m; no seabed type is indicated.

No detailed description of this wreck is apparently available.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 May 2011.

Activities

Loss (1998)

Unknown. Chart symbol: Wk.

[No further information].

(Location of loss cited as N57 41.40 W3 34.43).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (5 May 2011)

UKHO chart no. 115 (1978, revised 1993) charts this wreck [Wk] at a charted depth of 6m, in a position roughly central to Burghead Bay and 2.4nm WSW of Burghead. The general seabed depth in this area is about 7m; no seabed type is indicated.

No detailed description of this wreck is apparently available.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 May 2011.

External Reference (5 May 2011)

This wreck has been identified as a Valentine Tank. It was first reported in 1985, and was said to be full of silt.

The latest available position is: 57 41.380N 03 34.050E [WGD], as reported by a fishing vessel in 2004.

Information from Lieutenant Commander N Mceachan, Royal Navy, Wrecks Section, UKHO, Taunton, 5 May 2011.

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