Lerwick, The Knab

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Lerwick, The Knab

Site Name Lerwick, The Knab

Classification Military Installation (second World War)

Alternative Name(s) South Ness

Canmore ID 115448

Site Number HU44SE 90

NGR HU 48110 40503

Datum Osgb36 - Ngr

Council Shetland Islands

Parish Lerwick

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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 768387

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

HU44SE 90 HU 48110 40503

HU 4811 4050. A concrete torpedo tube platform is situated on the shoreline c.10m SE of the cemetery, N of The Knab. A large concrete base was built onto the rocks on top of which 3 torpedo tubes were mounted. The Knab platform formed part of the defences of Lerwick harbour.

J Guy 1995; NMRS Ms 810/4, 165--6, 168

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