Mireille Picron's Blog – August 2013 Archive (1)

Is it a Battleship ?

A surprising Scottish island

Inchmickery is a tiny island in the Firth of Forth, Scotland, about a mile North of Edinburgh and only 100 metres by 200 metres.

During both World War I and World War II the island was used as a gun emplacement. The concrete buildings make the island look (from a distance) like a battleship. Although the island is now uninhabited much of this concrete super-structure remains largely intact and, on a foggy morning, you can quite believe there is a…


Added by Mireille Picron on August 4, 2013 at 17:21 — No Comments

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