MHG46590 - Mary: North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)
  • LUGGER (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (03/12/2003)
NB95SE 8002 unlocated

NLO: Point of Stoer [name: NC 022 356].

8 February 1887. MARY. 10 years. Not reg. Wood fishing lugger. 16 ton. 5 crew. Master and owner M. Gunn, Eoropie, Ness, Lewis. Lossiemouth to Stornoway. Ballast. Wind SW5. About 10 miles N by W of Stoer light, North Minch.
Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1886-87 (1888 [C.5479] XC.735).
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1743).

(Classified as wooden lugger, in ballast: registration number cited as, possibly, NS 418, and date of loss as 8 February 1887). This vessel foundered about 10 miles NxW of Stoer Point [Point of Stoer].
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the location cited by Whittaker.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 December 2003.
I G Whittaker 1998. <1>

This NGR needs review. This location places it in Breadalbane Crescent, Wick. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference ND 3668 5056 (point)
Map sheet ND35SE

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