MHG47160 - Suzerain: Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BARQUE (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (24/03/2004)
HX40NE 8001 unlocated

NLO: Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750].

3 October 1872, SUZERAIN, of Scarboro', 3 yrs old, barque, 392 tons, 12 crew, Owner T. Hick, departed N. Shields for Rio Janeiro, carrying coal, collision, partial loss, 2 lives lost, wind NNW11, about 50 miles N by E of Cape Wrath.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1872 (1873 [C.877] LX.1).
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 2439).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary, and the loss may have occurred within the quasi-administrative area designated as Maritime - Orkney.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 March 2004.

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