MHG47158 - Diana And Janet: Thurso Bay, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (07/05/2007 11:18:14)
ND17SW 8027 c. 12 70
N58 37 W3 31

NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Scrabster [name: ND 102 702].
Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND16NW.

31 May 1871, DIANA AND JANET, of Wick, 11 yrs old, fishing boat, 1 ton, 2 crew, departed Thurso for fishing, in ballast, foundered, total loss, wind N9, 1 mile off Thurson [Thurso] River.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 2415).

(Classified as fishing boat, in ballast: date of loss cited as 31 May 1871). Diana & Janet: this vessel foundered one mile off the Thurso River. Registration: British. 1 ton [unspecified].
(Location of loss cited as N58 37.0 W3 31.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

A location at ND c. 12 70 may be suggested for this loss.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 23 March 2004.

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Grid reference Centred ND 12 69 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND16NW

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