MHG47218 - Reliance: Wick Harbour Entrance, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • LUGGER (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (21/10/2004)
ND35SE 8072 c. 368 509
N58 26.5 W3 5

NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506]
Wick [name: ND 362 508].

3 August 1876, RELIANCE, 1 yr old, of Wick, wooden lugger, 18 tons, 7 crew, Master and Owner J. Douglas, of Wick, departed Wick for fishing, in ballast, 1 life lost (master), partial loss, wind S. by E.6, stranded, near the entrance of Wick Harbour.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1876 - 77 (1877 [C.1891] LXXV.181).
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 2790).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998). She was possibly successfully recovered.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 13 May 2004.

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Grid reference ND 367 509 (point)
Map sheet ND35SE
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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