MHG47369 - Rover: Point Of Stoer, North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (20/09/2006 15:33:21)
NC03SW 8002 unlocated

NLO: Point of Stoer [name: NC 022 356].

Stornoway, Jan., the ROVER (schnr.), Ross, of and for Glasgow, from Thurso, with pavement, lost both masts, off Store head [Point of Stoer] during a gale, 10th Jan., and was abandoned next day: crew saved.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 18,018, London, Thursday January 18 [1872].
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3716).

(Classified as wooden schooner, with cargo of pavement: date of loss cited as 10 January 1872). This vessel was abandoned off Point of Stoer, Minch. Capt. Ross.
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are essentially arbitrary. It is unclear whether and where this vessel subsequently foundered, or was washed ashore.
Point of Stoer lighthouse (NC03SW 6) is at NC 0037 3296.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 June 2004.

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