MHG46862 - E U: Loch Inchard, North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BARQUE (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (27/01/2004)
NC25NW 8005 c. 23 55
N58 27 W5 2

NLO: Loch Inchard [name centred NC 23 55].

Possibly on map sheet NC25NE or NC25SE.

7th June 1885, E.U., 42 yrs old, registered Norway, wooden barque, 404 tons, 10 crew, Master A. Aiguson, Owner C. Andersen, Frederickstadt. Departed Liverpool for Wyborg carrying salt. Stranded Kinsally Loch, Loch Inchard, W. Coast of Scotland.
Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1884-85 (1887 [C.5094] LXXIV.247).
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1979).

(Classified as wooden barque, with cargo of salt: date of loss cited as 7 June 1885). This vessel stranded at Kinsally Loch, Loch Inchard.
I G Whittaker 1998.

Kinsally Loch is not noted as such on the 1997 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map. The loss probably occurred near the mouth of the loch.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 January 2004.

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Grid reference Centred NC 23 55 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC25NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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