NM8530 : Albatros in Oban Bay

taken 7 years ago, near to Oban, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Albatros in Oban Bay
Albatros in Oban Bay
The 28,512gt Nassau registered cruise ship Albatros in Oban Bay.

In the foreground, the Columba Hotel was designed by J Fraser Sim and constructed in 1885. It is a category B listed building.
Listed Buildings - Oban :: NM8529
A sleeping fishing village until the coming of steamships and the railway, Oban developed rapidly in the late 19th Century. Although much has been lost in recent years, and some historic buildings remain under threat, Oban can still boast a significant number of Category A, B and C listed buildings.
This Shared Description is intended to cover current, future and demolished listed structures.
A general history of the town can be found at the Oban Information web site: LinkExternal link
A list of Oban’s listed buildings can be found at British Listed Buildings under “Listed Buildings in Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland” at: LinkExternal link
An explanation of listed building categories in Scotland may be found: LinkExternal link
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NM8530, 990 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Air, Sky, Weather  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8501 3036 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:24.9817N 5:29.2211W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8610 3023
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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