NG7627 : Harbour at Kyle of Lochalsh

taken 10 years ago, near to Kyle of Lochalsh/Caol Loch Aillse, Highland, Great Britain

Harbour at Kyle of Lochalsh
Harbour at Kyle of Lochalsh
RMAS Melton A83 and RSC 7713 moored at the BUTEC pier.

RMAS Melton A83 is a Clovelly Class Stores Lighter vessel of the Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service (RMAS). It was built at R. Dunston, Hessle.

BUTEC - The British Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre is operated on behalf of the Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defence by QinetiQ, the defence contractor created through privatisation of parts of the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA) in 2001.

The centre at the Kyle of Lochalsh is the main jetty and storage facility for the testing ranges around Skye such as in the Inner Sound with facilities at Applecross and the Sounds of Raasay. BUTEC is used for torpedo and sonar trials.
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 July, 2007
Category
Harbour   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 765 270 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:16.7666N 5:42.5250W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 767 271
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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