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Unknown: Firth Of Forth

Craft

Site Name Unknown: Firth Of Forth

Classification Craft

Alternative Name(s) Outer Forth Estuary; Unknown

Canmore ID 96691

Site Number NT28SE 8014

NGR NT 25448 83405

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Maritime - Fife
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT28SE 8014 2544 8340

N 56 2.2667 W 3 11.8

Formarly NT28SE 8160

Evidence = Echo sounder

Horizontal Datum = OGB

General water depth = 36

Orientation of keel/wreck = 075255

Surveying Details

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29 July 1986. A wreck, least depth of 31 metres in a general depth of 36 metres, was located at 56 02 16N, 003 11 48W using echo sounder and side scan sonar. The vessel gives a good sonar return.

Report by Forth Ports Authority 6 March 1986.

The keel is orientated approximately 075/255 degrees. The vessel's length is 165 feet (50 metres).

Hydrographic Office 1995.

Activities

Reference (19 April 2012)

UKHO Identifier : 002850

Feature Class : Wreck

Wreck Category : Non-dangerous wreck

State : LIVE

Classification : Unclassified

Position (Lat/long) : 56.03770,-3.19810

Horizontal Datum : ETRS 1989

WGS84 Position (Lat/long) : 56.03770,-3.19810

WGS84 Origin : Block Shift

Previous Position : 56.03778,-3.19667

Position Quality : Surveyed

Depth : 31.0

Depth Method : Found by echo-sounder

Depth Quality : Least depth known

Water Depth : 41

Water Level Effect : Always under water/submerged

Vertical Datum : Mean Low Water Springs

Name : UNKNOWN

Sonar Length : 50.0

Orientation : 75.0

Sonar Signal Strength : Strong

Contact Description : None reported

Original Sensor : Acoustic Sensor

Original Detection Year : 1986

Original Source : Other

Surveying Details : **H1942/86 29.7.86 WK 31MTRS IN 560216N, 031148W [OGB] IN GEN DEPTH 36MTRS, USING E/S & DCS3. GIVES GOOD SONAR RETURN. ORIENTATED APPROX 075/255DEGS; LENGTH 50MTRS. (FORTH PORTS AUTH. SURVEY [ K9798], 6.3.86). - NM 2297/86.

POSITIONS BELOW THIS POINT ARE IN DEGREES, MINUTES AND DECIMALS OF A MINUTE.

**4.7.02 EUT POSN: 5602.262N, 0311.886W. NE 735.

Chart Symbol : WK 31.0

Date Last Amended : 04/05/2010

Date Position Last Amended : 04/05/2010

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