MHG47219 - Nancy: North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • LUGGER (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (13/05/2004)
ND34NE 8006 unlocated

Possibly on map sheet ND34SE.

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

3 August 1876 (supposed), NANCY, about 5 yrs old, of Wick, wooden lugger, 15 tons, 5 crew, Master and Owner G. Bain, Mavsey, near Lybster, departed Lybster for fishing, in ballast, thrown on beam ends, 5 lives lost, partial loss, a few miles S. of Wick Bay, Caithness-shire.
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. 2798).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary. The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), suggesting that she was successfully refloated.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 May 2004.

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