MHG46742 - Mary: Sound Of Mull


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (29/08/2005)
NM64NW 8016 unlocated

NLO: Sound of Mull [name centred NM 58 46].

Ullapool, 6th Nov. 'The MARY, McFie, of Glasgow, struck on a rock in the Sound of Mull, 31st ult., fell off, and sunk: crew saved. The wreck and greater part of the cargo have since been saved.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7391, London, Friday November 10 1837.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7250).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of herring, salt and casks: date of loss cited as 30 October 1837). Mary: this vessel was lost off Loch Broom, or possibly in the Sound of Mull.
Registration: Glasgow. 51 tons burthern. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N57 56.0 W5 15.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary and the loss may have taken place on the SW (Mull) side of the Sounds, within the quasi-administrative area defined as Maritime - Argyll and Bute.
The location cited by Whitaker places the loss in theSound of Mull.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 December 2003.

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