Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: Shore dive in Loch Long around old WW2 Torpedos.
Suggested Experience: Novice with good buoyancy.
Travel directions: Take the A82 up Loch Lomondside to Tarbet. Take the LH fork onto the A83 and pass through Arrochar driving around the head of Loch Long.
Parking directions: You can park 350m down the road in the Succoth car park. Google
Lat & Long: 56.203232, -4.753938 Google
Tides: Tide tables
Depth: 8-16m max in the middle of the Loch.
Site entry/exit: On leaving the car park walk along the shore road and the trees will stop and when they start again just back from the waterfall on the other side of the road, step over the barrier and walk down to the water.
Underwater directions: As the positions of the Torpedos have not been mapped you will have to explore.
Site Hazards: Fast cars and Poor viz.
Mobile Network service: Most work here.
Other comments: The Torpedo Range operated on the loch from 1912 to 1986 and in 1944 approximately 12,565 torpedoes were fired in the Loch, which works out at an average of 48 runs per day. Photo below of the Torpedo testing station by courtesy of arrocharheritage.com Other dive sites near here are the Torpedo station Twin piers and Conger alley
Pub: The Village Inn
Cafe: Arrochar tea room
Thanks To: James Lynott and arrocharheritage.com
Created by: John Nicolson
Surface Photos: By James Lynott
Dive sitemap: Need a map for here to mark where the Torpedos are.
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