MHG47214 - Williams: Loch Eriboll, Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SNOW (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (17/07/2006 16:48:16)
NC46SE 8012 unlocated

NLO: Loch Eriboll [name centred NC 44 60]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

See also NC46SE 8013 and 8014.

Wick, 23rd Jan. [1846]. 'The following vessels were driven on shore at Loch Erribol 8th inst., during a violent gale: the WILLIAMS, Nairn, of Arbroath, loaded for the Clyde: crew saved: UNITY, from Lerwick to Liverpool: crew saved: and the MARGARET & ISABELLA, Lowrey, from Portmahomack to Ireland: crew saved.' [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8060).

(Classified as snow, with cargo of hemp: date of loss cited as 8 January 1846). Williams: this vessel stranded at Loch Eriboll. Capt. Nairn.
Registration: Arbroath. Built 1822. 95 tons burthern.
(Location of loss cited as N58 33.0 W4 38.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 May 2004.

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