MHG46711 - Hawk: Rubha Na Cloiche, Raasay, Caol Mor


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • LUGGER (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (21/11/2005)
NG53SE 8002 c. 56 33
N57 19 W6 3

NLO: Rubha na Cloiche [name: NG 563 337]
Caol Mor [name centred: NG 580 335]
Isle of Raasay [name centred NG 56 41]
Sound of Raasay [name centred NG 55 55].

25 January 1886, HAWK, 6 years old, not registered, wooden lugger, 3 tons, 4 crew. Master and Owner C. Macdonald, Broadford, Skye. Departed Broadford for fishing, in ballast. Sank, subsequently raised and repaired, 3 lives lost. Wind NE6, S. Point of Raasay Island, Co. Inverness.
Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1885-86 (1887 [C.5196] LXXIV.449).
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1940).

The 'South point of Raasay' is presumably to be identified as Rubha na Cloiche [name: NG 563 337], which projects into Caol Mor [name centred: NG 580 335]. This incident is not noted by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably omn account of the subsequent refloating of the vessel.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 December 2003.
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NG 55 32 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG53SE

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