Varyag Memorial , Lendalfoot , Ayrshire
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Varyag Memorial , Lendalfoot , Ayrshire

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The Varyag Memorial was unveiled here at Carleton Bay , Lendalfoot on the 30th of July 2006 and was attended by members of the Russian navy .

The Varyag was a Russian cruiser which was involved in a heroic battle in the Russo-Japanese war in 1904.

After a chequered history, it eventually sank off the coast of Lendalfoot in 1920 .

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A: Varyag Memorial , Carleton Bay , Lendalfoot

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Varyag Memorial , Carleton Bay , Lendalfoot

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