MHG47209 - Heroine: Cape Wrath, Atlantic

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NMRS Report: (14/01/2005)
NC27NE 8013 unlocated

NLO: Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

31 August 1875, HEROINE, 10 yrs old, wooden lugger, 15 tons, 6 crew, Master M. Campbell, Owner W. Begg, Pulteneytown, Wick, departed Wick for Stornoway, in ballast, foundered, total loss, 6 lives lost, wind N7, off Cape Wrath.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1875 - 76 (1876 [C.1632] LXVII.191).
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 2640).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 May 2004.




<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 257691 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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