MHG46874 - Caledonia: Atlantic

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NMRS Report: (14/01/2005)
NC28NE 8003 unlocated

NLO: Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

9th May 1885, CALEDONIA, 4 yrs old, not registered, wooden fishing lugger, 16 tons, 6 crew. Master and Owner C. Gordon, Port Gordon, Banff. Departed Port Gordon [Portgordon] for Stornoway in ballast. Loss of gear. One life lost. Wind NE10. 12 miles NE by E of Cape Wrath.
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. 2000).

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This incident is not cited as a loss by I G Whittaker (1998), suggesting that the vessel was only damaged.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 28 January 2004.




<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 253878 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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