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TITLE
Overlooking Loch Ewe
EXTERNAL ID
GAIRLOCHM_365
PLACENAME
Loch Ewe
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS
SOURCE
Gairloch Heritage Museum
ASSET ID
5524
KEYWORDS
lochs
landscapes
Overlooking Loch Ewe

A view, in the close vicinity of Inveran House, looking east down Loch Ewe. A kilted man can be seen in the foreground, looking east. At the time the photograph was captured, Inveran House belonged to John Henet Dixon of Yorkshire, who was a justice of the peace (JP) for Ross and Cromarty.

Loch Ewe is a sea-loch in the district of Ross and Cromarty. It is not particularly deep, with an average depth of 15m and a maximum of 40m, but it has been a maritime assembly point of some strategic importance since at least the 17th century. During the Second World War, submarines entered the Atlantic Ocean from the loch. In addition, ship convoys headed to West Africa and North America and those on on the 'Arctic Run' north to Norway and Murmansk, also anchored in the loch.


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Overlooking Loch Ewe

ROSS

lochs; landscapes

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Gairloch Heritage Museum, Photograph Collection

A view, in the close vicinity of Inveran House, looking east down Loch Ewe. A kilted man can be seen in the foreground, looking east. At the time the photograph was captured, Inveran House belonged to John Henet Dixon of Yorkshire, who was a justice of the peace (JP) for Ross and Cromarty. <br /> <br /> Loch Ewe is a sea-loch in the district of Ross and Cromarty. It is not particularly deep, with an average depth of 15m and a maximum of 40m, but it has been a maritime assembly point of some strategic importance since at least the 17th century. During the Second World War, submarines entered the Atlantic Ocean from the loch. In addition, ship convoys headed to West Africa and North America and those on on the 'Arctic Run' north to Norway and Murmansk, also anchored in the loch. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: info@gairlochheritagemuseum.org">Gairloch Heritage Museum</a>