MHG24293 - Arnewood: Sound of Sleat


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
  • (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NM69NW 8000 6275 9804
N 57 .75 W 5 54.5

Formerly NM69NW 1 (8525)

Quality of fix = PA
Evidence = Estimated
Horizontal Datum = OGB
General water depth = 140

Circumstances of Loss Details
The steamship ARNEWOOD was mined whilst on passage from Barry.
Source; World War I Shipping Loses, Lloyds War Losses.

Surveying Details
1917. The ARNEWOOD sank 4 miles ESE from Sleat Point, Skye or 57 01 00N, 005 54 00W, approximately.

9 March 1992. The site was not found during basic sounding. It was not searched for because it was too deep for side scan sonar operations from the boat.
Report by HMS ROEBUCK.

Hydrographic Office, 1995.

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Grid reference Centred NM 6274 9804 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM69NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

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