MHG11478 - Hixie 49: Vaig Bay, Sound of Sleat


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Unknown date)
  • (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The NGR given by the RCAHMS lies to the north west of Loch Ewe, so that in the Highland Council Maritime Databsae has been preferred.
JHooper, 20/9/2002
NB70SW 8000 7412 0105
N 57 0 W 5 49

Formerly NB70SW 8452

Quality of fix = PA
Horizontal Datum = UND

Surveying Details
1926. The position for the wreck of the HIXIE 49 is given as 57 00 00N, 005 49 00W, or 365 to 460 metres north of Mallaig Vaig Bay.

Hydrographic Office, 1995.

Drifter HIXIE 49 sank 400-500 yards north of Mallaig in Vaig Bay in 1926.
Source; Baird 1995

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Grid reference Centred NM 6902 9782 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM69NE
Civil Parish GLENELG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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