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Cairnbawn, Loch


(Loch a' Chairn Bhain)

A sealoch on the west coast of the Sutherland district of Highland Council Area, Loch Cairnbawn (Gael:: Loch a' Chairn Bhain) forms an inlet at the head of Eddrachillis Bay 3 miles (5 km) west of Kylestrome where it joins the lochs of Glendhu and Glencoul. It gained fame as the base for midget submarines during World War II, several of which were to attack the German battleship Tirpitz.


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