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Constructive Drawing Office Staff, Invergordon

Constructive Drawing Office Staff, Invergordon

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LOCATION: Invergordon
PERIOD: 1910s
OLD COUNTY/PARISH: ROSS:Rosskeen
CONTRIBUTOR: Highland Libraries
COLLECTION NAME: Postcards
IMAGE CREATED: 1918
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This postcard shows constructive drawing office staff of the Royal Navy, at Invergordon in Ross-shire. Invergordon's natural deep harbour and its proximity to the Cromarty Firth has made it an ideal anchorage for ships. Its links with the Royal Navy date back to the 19th century and by the 20th century it was classed as an official base, playing host to the Home Fleet on many an occasion. During World War I Invergordon retained its position as a naval base, providing fuel and water for the Royal Navy. The naval base at Invergordon finally closed in 1956






IDENTIFIER: QZP40_CARD_1071


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