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Digger dredging Harbour with pier in background
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Digger dredging Harbour with pier in background

This picture shows the digger extracting another large quantity of sand and pebbles from the harbour floor.
Picture added on 09 August 2004 at 13:58
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Comments:
I think the people of Cromarty owe a big thank you to R J Macleod Construction Manager HECTOR MACDONALD and his key workers in this project, ANDY MACDONALD and DONNIE NICHOLSON. The job they are doing at the harbour is first class and I don't think we could have got anyone better to do the job.
Added by Ronald Young on 12 August 2004
Did the dredging excavations come up with any interesting artefacts? eg Coins, Pottery, antique anchors.

I'm sure something interesting, must have 'gone over the side' since the harbour was last dredged?
Ronald, Could you spare some 'progress photos' of the operation?
Added by Clem Watson on 16 August 2004
All the sand and cobbles taken from the harbour have been used on the other side of the parapet wall to extend the land behind the boat club compound - so far the only thing of interest I've seen is a fairly new anchor.

What's really surprised me is that the material removed seems very clean - I'd expected it to stink for months but can't smell anything off it at all.
Added by Garve Scott-Lodge on 17 August 2004
Yes Clem I have plenty of photos and will gladly email or post you any copies you want. If you haven't seen what theyve done yet you should take a look - it's a cracking job.
Added by Ronald Young on 25 August 2004
You may wish to look at the Cromarty Harbour Trust website too.
www.cromartyharbour.org!
Added by G Meldrum on 28 November 2004
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