NS2677 : Old navigation buoy, Esplanade, Greenock

taken 1 year ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Old navigation buoy, Esplanade, Greenock
Old navigation buoy, Esplanade, Greenock
A squall is fast approaching down the Clyde from the west.

There is a plaque on the river side of the buoy, which reads:
CLYDE LIGHTHOUSES TRUST
This buoy was laid down by the
Trustees at Rosneath Patch in 1880
It was the first flashing buoy to
be established to aid navigation
D & T Stevenson
Engineers to the Trustees
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Buoy 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2647 7779 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.7007N 4:46.8910W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2648 7778
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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