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TITLE
Constructive Drawing Office Staff, Invergordon
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1071
PLACENAME
Invergordon
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Rosskeen
DATE OF IMAGE
1918
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32992
KEYWORDS
postcards
Royal Navy
Cromarty Firth
First World War
Home Fleet
naval bases
naval base
Constructive Drawing Office Staff, Invergordon

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

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Constructive Drawing Office Staff, Invergordon

ROSS: Rosskeen

1910s

postcards; Royal Navy; Cromarty Firth; First World War; Home Fleet; naval bases; naval base

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

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