NM8529 : NLV Pharos at Oban Depot

taken 6 years ago, near to Oban, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

NLV Pharos at Oban Depot
NLV Pharos at Oban Depot
The NLB has operated a base in Oban since 1904. The maintenance ship NLV Pharos was berthed here at the time of our visit, complete with accompanying helicopter. Both are used for regular maintenance visits to the lighthouses and buoys of Scottish waters, delivering stores and equipment and carrying out buoyworking. It is also used for the statutory inspection of navigation aids on Scottish oil rigs.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Place (from Tags)
Oban 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8540 2978 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:24.6802N 5:28.8140W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8541 2972
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