MHG27567 - Logan: Lochaline Pier, Sound of Mull

Summary

The wreck of the Puffer "Logan", lost on 15 December 1961 en route from Troon to Skye.

Type and Period (1)

  • WRECK (Date of sinking, 20th Century - 1961 AD to 1961 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NM64SE 8006 6741 4416
N56 31.9 W5 46.9

Formerly NM64SE 9060

LOGAN, sank 100 yards off Lochaline Pier.
Source; Baird 1995 <1>

This wreck was recorded during remote sensing surveys in 2003 and has been verified by divers as the "Logan". From the multibeam sonar images the wreck mound has a maximum width of 8.6m and a maximum length of 19.19m. <2><3>

Further information is available in the RCAHMS's Canmore database. <4>


<1> Baird, B, 1995, Shipwrecks of the West of Scotland, 261 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG1942.


<2> Robertson, P (ed), 2007, The Sound of Mull Archaeological Project (SOMAP) 1994-2005, BAR British Series 453, p 25 (Text/Publication/Monograph). SHG24607.


<3> Robertson, P, 2007, The Sound of Mull Archaeological Project (SOMAP) 1994-2005, BAR British Series 453 (Interactive Resource). SHG24608.


<4> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6722 4406 (46m by 31m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM64SE
Civil Parish MORVERN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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