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Report - Cretetree, Isle of Scalpay, Isle of Harris - June 2011

greenhac

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Came across this concrete barge by chance whilst on holiday.

Build in Aberdeen in 1919 it is belived to have to have been in Scapa Flow during WW2. Some point after 1955 it was taken to the Isle of Scalpay and has been used by local fishermen for mooring and gear storage.
More history at Aberdeen Ships & Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

Aerial View /Maps

1)
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2) Signs of it's London ownership
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3) One of the partially flooded cargo bunkers
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4) Precariously balanced lobster pots
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5)
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6) Rusty Nuts
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7) Some of the panels have deteriorated pretty badly
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8) Some sort of pressured container from it's propulsion system, any ideas??
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