Invergordon Places

Invergordon Community Collage

Invergordon has played an important role in the Naval History of the UK.

The oil storage tanks are a relic of Invergordon's  role in both World Wars. 

Invergordon Features

 Former fountain at the West Entrance to the Town - A Memorial to King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, erected in 1902. This was originally situated at the crossroads in the centre of Invergordon.

Inscription at the base of the fountain.

Invergordon War Memorial.

Three views of the Polish war memorial.

Display showing detail of Invergordon Hospital.

Some of the weapons and artefacts recovered from the wreck of HMS Natal, which exploded in December 1915 in the Cromarty Firth with the loss of 400 people. The explosion occurred while a party was taking place and the ship keeled over and sank in minutes. Rumour suggestged sabotage but faulty cordite was held to be the cause.

John Henry Dods, Dalgheal, Evanton, his wife Annie Farrer, and their children Dorothy Elizabeth, Marcus Palliser and John Frederick, all of whom perished when HMS Natal exploded in the Cromarty Firth on 30 December.  [Cutting courtesy of Mhairi Mackenzie]

A display of antique cameras at the museum.

Models of an oil rig and a lifeboat.

Terms & Conditions     © Ross and Cromarty Heritage