MHG47233 - Polly Preston: Loch Eriboll, Atlantic

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  • WRECK (Undated)

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NMRS Report: (18/12/2006 15:57:20)
NC46SE 8017 unlocated

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

See also NC46SE 8015 and NC56NW 8001.

Dundee, March 22, during the gale today three schooners, the JANE HUGHES, from Aberdeen: ROSE HARRIETTE, from Montrose: and the POLLY PRESTON: all slate laden, from Wales, were driven ashore and wrecked at Loch Eriboll. A boy belonging to the JANE HUGHES was drowned.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 20,874, London, Wednesday March 23 1881.

Loch Eriboll, March 23, ROSE HARRIETTE schooner, Roberts, of and for Montrose from Wales, with slates, struck on a rock 17th inst., as reported by telegraph, and the hull is much damaged: canvas all lost: crew saved.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 20,877, London, Saturday March 26 1881.

Helim (near Wick), March 25, ROSA HARRIETTE, Roberts, from Port Dinorwic for Montrose, which struck on rocks in Loch Eriboll, 17th inst., is so much damaged that the tide ebbs and flows in her. The cargo (slates) can be got at low water.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 20,882, London, Friday April 1 1881.

NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 5152).

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 May 2004.




<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 259133 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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