MHG47161 - Racer: Staxigoe, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • LUGGER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (25/03/2004)
ND35SE 8070 c. 38 52
N58 27 W3 4

NLO: Staxigoe [name: ND 384 525]
Wick [name: ND 361 508]
Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506].

6 August 1873, RACER, 12 yrs old, of Wick, lugger, 14 tons, 5 crew, Master J. Gunn, Owner J. Miller, departed Wick, for fishing, in ballast, stranded, total loss, 4 lives lost, wind S6, 1.5 miles N. of Wick Bay.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1873 - 74 (1875 [C.1260] LXX.161)
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 2459).

A location near Staxigoe may be suggested for this loss, which is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 March 2004.

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Grid reference Centred ND 38 51 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND35SE
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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