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A personal photographic tour of Scotland
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World War II sites


RAF_Grangemouth_Memorial.jpg

Memorials and sites related to World War II

38 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2017
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Royal Navy West Coast depots and bases


RFA Fort Victoria, Loch Long.jpg

Scotland's west coast has always had a strategic importance as a place for anchoring naval vessels from WWII up until the cold war and even today is the location of the UK's Trident Missile Submarines and the main training area for its attack Submarine fleet.

67 files, last one added on May 02, 2014
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G8 Summit, July 2005


Air Force One, Prestwick 2005.jpg

Not a secret, but rarely do you get so many VIP's and such a big security operation in Scotland

9 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2005
Album viewed 249 times

Naval Shipyards


HMS St Albans, Scotstoun.jpg

Scotland has in the past built many of the Royal Navy's great warships but today there are only two yards remaining, the former Yarrows Shipbuilders at Scotstoun and Govan Shipbuilders, both today are owned by BAe Systems.

39 files, last one added on Jun 05, 2015
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Cold war Bunkers & other relics


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The Royal Observer Core was established in 1925 to identify hostile aircraft. In the 1950's they were given the additional task of monitoring a nuclear attack on the UK for which some 1500 underground concrete bunkers were built in every corner of the UK. The ROC was stood down in 1991 but many of the monitoring post can still be spotted. For more info check out Sub Brit's web site

31 files, last one added on Mar 09, 2016
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Random 'secrets'


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Things that don't fall into the other catagories that I've stumbled upon in my travels.

26 files, last one added on Jun 17, 2016
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Random files - Secret Scotland
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Former AAOR Bunker, Torrance House, Calderglen622 views
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HMS Otranto War Grave, Machir Bay, Islay512 views
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The explosives handling dock, RNAD Coulport967 views
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Royal Navy Ships, Invergordon, 1938186 views
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Sunset over Dunnet Head ROC post, 2009236 views

Last additions - Secret Scotland
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Mullbery "Hippo" remains, Rigg Bay, Garlieston23 viewsJan 24, 2017
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Rigg Bay, Garlieston15 viewsJan 23, 2017
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RAF Dounreay, the forgotten airfield80 viewsJul 20, 2016
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Dounreay from Fresgoe harbour61 viewsJun 17, 2016
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Garvie Island, Cape Wrath43 viewsMar 10, 2016

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