MHG47378 - Benjamin: Loch Hourn, Sound Of Sleat


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (07/03/2005)
NG80NW 8001 unlocated

Possibly on map sheets NG71SE, NG81SW, NG80NE or NG90NW.

NLO: Loch Hourn [name centred NG 83 08].

22 November 1881, BENJAMIN, 38 yrs old, of Campbeltown, wooden sloop, 38 tons, 4 crew, master J. McMennany, Owner W. MacLachlan, Glasgow, anchored in Loch Hourn, Sleat Sound [Sound of Sleat], Island of Skye, carrying cured herrings and 4 women for curing herrings, wind WSW10, stranded, total loss, Loch Hourn, Sleat Sound [Sound of Sleat], Inverness.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3227).

(Classified as wooden sloop, with cargo of cured herring: date of loss cited as 22 November 1881). This vessel stranded at Loch Hourn, Sleat Sound [Sound of Sleat].
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 July 2004.

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