HMS St Christopher

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Reference WMO264540

Address:

Highland Hotel

Union Road

Fort William

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Composite
Materials:
  • Paper Paper
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • 10th Century Wars
About the memorial: Table with collection of items commemorating H.M.S. ST CHRISTOPHER in the Highland Hotel, Fort William which was used as its headquarters in WW2. Plaque from Coast Forces Veterans' Association and the CFVA standard, painting of a M.L. underway, group photograph (probably veterans with Sea Cadets taken outside hotel) and some books of information. Placed here by the hotel as information for their guests.
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THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES / THE ROLE OF THE HOTEL AS / THE ROYAL NAVY TRAINING BASE / H.M.S. ST. CHRISTOPHER / DURING THE 1939 - 45 WAR. / PRESENTED BY THE COASTAL FORCES / VETERANS ASSOCIATION / WHOSE MEMBERS TRAINED HERE / AND ABOARD THE ATTACHED / M.L.'s ON LOCH LINNHE / SEPTEMBER 1985

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