NG7725 : Wreck of the Port Napier in Loch Alsh

taken 11 years ago, near to Kyle of Lochalsh/Caol Loch Aillse, Highland, Great Britain

Wreck of the Port Napier in Loch Alsh
Wreck of the Port Napier in Loch Alsh
The Port Napier was a minelayer which sank as the result of a fire on 27th November 1940. It had been towed to this spot to save Kyleakin and Kyle of Lochalsh as she was loaded with 550 mines and 6000 rounds of ammunition at the time of the fire! She lies on her starboard side with the bows pointing towards Kyleakin.
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 July, 2006
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Wreckage > Wreck   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 777 255 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:15.9559N 5:41.2984W
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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