NX4838 : Cairnhead Bay

near to Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Cairnhead Bay
Cairnhead Bay
This 'beetle' is one of the last remaining examples of the reinforced concrete pontoons used to carry floating roadways as part of the Mulberry Harbour Project Construction Yard based at Cairnhead. LinkExternal link LinkExternal link. It is clearly visible on Google Satellite Mapping but can only usually be seen in full at low tide. Aside from a couple of holes it's in pretty good condition having rested here since WW2
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Geograph (Second Visitor for NX4838)
Date Taken
Monday, 24 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010
Wartime relics   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 483 383 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.0055N 4:21.3954W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 483 383
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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