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Islay, Mull Of Oa, American Monument

Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Islay, Mull Of Oa, American Monument

Classification Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned), War Memorial (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Turcania; Tuscania; Otranto; American War Memorial

Canmore ID 37286

Site Number NR24SE 17

NGR NR 27055 41545

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/37286

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kildalton And Oa
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR24SE 27055 41545

Mon [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1981.

Location formerly entered as NR 2705 4155

Architect: Robert Walker, 1918.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

This monument was erected by the American Red Cross (presumably in the 1920's) to commemorate the losses of the American troopships Turcania (torpedoed off the Mull) [Tuscania: NR14SE 8001] and Otranto (NR16SE 8001) (wrecked at Kilchiaran), both in 1918.

Information from RCAHMS (GPS), 2 October 1991.

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Project (February 2014 - July 2014)

A data upgrade project to record war memorials.

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