MHG47176 - Janet: Loch Duich


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (17/06/2005)
NG82SE 8001 unlocated

Possibly on map sheet NG82NE or NG92SW.

NLO: Loch Duich [name centred NG 91 21]
Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25].

21 October 1874, JANET, 90 yrs old, of Greenock, wooden sloop, 38 tons, 4 crew, Master J. Ferguson, Owner J. McLean, departed Loch Duich for Greenock, carrying herrings, wind NW9, stranded, mouth of Loch Duich Harbour, Hebrides.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1874 - 75 (1875 [C.1341] LXX.501).
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 2504).

Glasgow, 26th Oct., the JANET, of Greenock, sank at her moorings in Loch Duich during the last gale.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 18,882, London, Wednesday October 1874.
NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4171).

Glasgow, 26th Oct., the JANET THOMAS, of Kyleakin, (also) sank at her moorings on the 21st Oct.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 18,882, London, Wednesday October [21 1874].
NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4172).

(Possible alternative name cited as Janet Thomas: no classification or cargo specified but date of loss cited as 21 October 1874). This vessel sank at moorings in Loch Duich.
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. Loch Duich harbour cannot be identified from the available map evidence, and the term probably applies to the loch as a whole.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 April 2004.

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