MHG47225 - William Akins: Kyle Rhea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIGANTINE (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (17/06/2005)
NG72SE 8003 c. 79 22
N57 14 W5 40

NLO: Kyle Rhea [name centred NG 795 225]
Glenelg [name: NG 812 192]
Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25].

Possibly on map sheet NG71NE, NG81NW or NG82SW.

Kyle Rhea, Skye, 22nd Oct., the WILLIAM AKINS (brigtne.), of Belfast (Off. No. 36,244), Haggen, from Scrabster to the Clyde, with pavement, got becalmed in the sound here, 18th Oct., and drifted on the rocks North of the ferry, where she remains, with the tide flowing in and out of her: the sails, stores, and running gear, have been landed, and if the weather keep moderate the cargo may be all saved. [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3848).

(Classified as brigantine, with cargo of pavement: date of loss cited as 18 October 1872). This vessel stranded on rocks North of the ferry at Kyleakin. Capt. Haggan.
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NG 79 22 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG72SE

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