SAW005308 SCOTLAND (1947). Forth Rail Bridge, Firth of Forth and Queensferry. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing west.

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Title [SAW005308] Forth Rail Bridge, Firth of Forth and Queensferry. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing west.
Reference SAW005308
Date 1947
Link Canmore Collection item 1268533
Place name
Parish DALMENY
District CITY OF EDINBURGH
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 311175, 678711
Longitude / Latitude -3.4241538556883, 55.993170219833
National Grid Reference NT112787

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FORTH BRIDGE NOT FORTH RAIL BRIDGE AS INCORRECTLY SHOWN IN DESCRIPTION

smartie148
Sunday 15th of November 2020 04:54:10 PM
probably the MTB moorings from WW2

Andrew McCafferty
Wednesday 4th of March 2015 12:27:06 AM
probably the MTB moorings from WW2

Andrew McCafferty
Wednesday 4th of March 2015 12:27:05 AM
probably the MTB moorings from WW2

Andrew McCafferty
Wednesday 4th of March 2015 12:27:02 AM
unknown Escort Aircraft Carrier

Andy A
Thursday 2nd of January 2014 06:11:39 PM
Most probably of "Nairana" class, the bulk of Escort Carriers were American-built and the flight decks did not taper at the ends, and many did not have built up "island" superstructures.

Andy A
Monday 23rd of March 2020 07:30:54 PM
an (unknown) Aircraft Carrier

Andy A
Thursday 2nd of January 2014 06:09:07 PM
Jetties left centre would be HMS Lochinvar a coastal minesweeper base

Mike@Linkinhorne
Friday 25th of May 2012 10:21:34 PM

User Comment Contributions

Another shot showing the Forth bridge with warships on the far side.
Thursday 10th of May 2012 10:34:51 AM
Cool image - I wonder if the ships are heading for Rosyth...

Gazgirl
Thursday 10th of May 2012 10:34:51 AM