MHG46723 - Elizabeth And Isabella: Arisaig, Sound Of Arisaig


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (24/08/2005)
NM68NW 8005 unlocated

NLO: Arisaig [name centred NM 66 87]
Sound of Arisaig [name centred NM 65 80]
Rum [name centred NM 36 99].

6 January 1882, ELIZABETH AND ISABELLA, 23 yrs old, of Glasgow, wooden smack, 47 tons, 3 crew, Master and Owner H. McLean, Tobermory, Argyllshire, departed Arasaig, Co. Inverness, for Ardrossan, carrying wood, wind SW10, stranded, total loss, Arasaig, Co. Inverness.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1881-82 (1883 [C.3487] LXIII.135).

ELIZABETH & ISABELLA sloop, of Tobermory, McBean, was driven from Ardnamurchan Point to Rum, and went ashore there: crew saved. The vessel afterwards floated and drove ashore at Arisaig, where she was found, derelict, after the gale of Jan. 6. (Glasgow, Jan. 18).
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 21,133, London, Friday January 20 1882.

ELIZABETH & ISABELLA smack, of and for Glasgow, McLean, from Arisaig (wood), drove ashore Jan. 6, in Rum Harbour, during a hurricane, and went to pieces on the rocks. The cargo was strewn on the shore. (Tobermory, Jan. [report received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3250).

(Classified as wooden smack with cargo of wood: date of loss cited as 6 January 1882). This vessel stranded at Arasaig [Arisaig].
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 December 2003.

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