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Oban, Ganavan Bay, Seaplane Base

Seaplane Base (20th Century)

Site Name Oban, Ganavan Bay, Seaplane Base

Classification Seaplane Base (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Oban Maintenance Base

Canmore ID 95359

Site Number NM83SE 52

NGR NM 8621 3268

NGR Description Centred NM 8621 3268

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilmore And Kilbride
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM83SE 52 centred 8621 3268

For seaplane base at Kerrera, Ardantrive Bay (centred NM 8430 3063), see NM83SW 14.

Maintainance of the flying boats based at Oban Seaplane Base in Ardantrive Bay (NM83SW 14) was carried out at Ganavan Bay where the old slipway and steel door runners of the hangar can still be seen.

D J Smith 1983.


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