MHG47156 - Woodman: Soay, Cuillin Sound
No summary available.
Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (06/10/2006 13:00:15)
NG41SW 8010 unlocated
15 October 1868, WOODMAN, 31 yrs old, schooner, 70 tons, 4 crew, departed Easedale [Easdale] for Leith, carrying slates and one passenger (Master's wife), stranded, total loss, 2 lives lost, wind SW10, S. side of Soay Island, Hebrides.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1868-69 (1868  LV.667).
Corry-by-Broadford, Skye, 20th Oct. The WOODMAN (schnr.), of Berwick, from Easdale to Leith, with slates, struck on a ledge of rocks off the Island of Soa, on the SW coast of Skye, 15th Oct.: crew saved: master and his wife drowned.
Source: LL, No. 17,012, London, Thursday, October 22 1868.
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 2382).
(Classified as wooden schooner, with cargo of slates: date of loss cited as 15 October 1868). This vessel was wrecked on a ledge off the Isle of Soa, Skye.
I G Whittaker 1998.
The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. The location of the 'Isle of Soa, Skye' cannot be established, but there is a Soa Island at NM 245 193, off Iona.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 23 March 2004.
<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 255927 (Dataset). SHG24123.
No mapped location recorded.
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/255927 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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