MHG47222 - Fair Wind: Berriedale, North Sea

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NMRS Report: (20/09/2006 15:11:37)
ND12SW 8003 c. 12 22
N58 11 W3 30

NLO: Berriedale [name: ND 121 229]
Dunbeath Bay [name centred ND 166 293].

2 April 1880, FAIR WIND, 17 yrs old, of Aberdeen, wooden smack, 19 tons, 3 crew, Master J. Sutherland, Owner J. Ballie, Dunbeath, Caithness, departed Portmahomack, Ross, for Dunbeath, Caithness, carrying lime, wind SSE, stranded, total loss, Berridale [Berriedale], Caithness.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1879-80 (1881 [C.2906] LXXXII.889).

Wick, April 8, the FAIR WIND smack, of Aberdeen (lime), has been run ashore near Dunbeath.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 20,579, London, Monday April 12 1880.

Wick, April 9, FAIRWIND, from Lossiemouth for Dunbeath, which sprung a leak and was run ashore at Berriedale, has become a wreck.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 20,580, London, Tuesday April 13 1880.

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3002).

(Classified as wooden smack, with cargo of lime; date of loss cited as 2 April 1880). This vessel stranded at Berriedale. Capt. Sutherland.
I G Whittaker 1998.




<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 258958 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Grid reference Centred ND 12 21 (20m by 20m)
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