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Corpach, Ravensdale, United States Navy H.q.

House (Period Unassigned), Military Headquarters (First World War)

Site Name Corpach, Ravensdale, United States Navy H.q.

Classification House (Period Unassigned), Military Headquarters (First World War)

Canmore ID 332061

Site Number NN07NE 45

NGR NN 09284 76822

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmallie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

World War One Audit of Surviving Remains (8 August 2013)

The house at Ravensdale was requisitioned as the HQ and accommodation for the United States detachment at Corpach, in 1917-18. Mines for the Northern Mine Barrage were shipped in pieces to Corpach and then taken along the Caledonian Canal to Inverness (US Naval Base 18, see NH64NE 827) where they were assembled and loaded onto mine-layers.

Information from HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project (GJB) 5 August 2013.


Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.


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