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Rubha Nan Sasan, Cove Battery, Arctic Convoy Memorial

Commemorative Stone (20th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Rubha Nan Sasan, Cove Battery, Arctic Convoy Memorial

Classification Commemorative Stone (20th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Canmore ID 319827

Site Number NG89SW 19

NGR NG 81487 92116

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/319827

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Administrative Areas

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

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External Reference (16 October 2012)

There is a memorial to the 3000 men who died on the Arctic convoys near the Cove Battery. It was unveiled on 10th September 1999.

"IN MEMORY OF OUR SHIPMATES

WHO SAILED FROM LOCH EWE

DURING WORLD WAR II.

THEY LOST THEIR LIVES

IN THE BITTER ARCTIC SEA BATTLES

TO NORTH RUSSIA

AND NEVER RETURNED

TO THIS TRANQUIL ANCHORAGE.

WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THEM."

Information from M Briscoe, 16th October 2012

Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.

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