MHG47380 - George: Rispond, Loch Eriboll, Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (17/08/2007 11:57:26)
NC45NE 8005 c. 45 65
N58 33 W4 40

NLO: Rispond [name: NC 451 654]
Rispond Bay [name centred NC 456 652]
Loch Eriboll [name centred NC 44 60]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet NC45NW or NC45SE.

16 December 1882, GEORGE, 10 yrs old, not registered, wooden boat, unknown tonnage say 1, 2 crew, Master C. McKay, Owner G. McKay, Portnacou, Loch Eriboll, Sutherlandshire, departed Portnacou for fishing, in ballast, 2 lives lost, wind S.E.8, foundered, total loss, off Rispond, Loch Eriboll, Sutherlandshire. [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3295).

(Classified as wooden smack, in ballast: date of loss cited as 16 December 1882). This vessel foundered off Rispond, Loch Eriboll. Capt. MacKay.
I G Whittaker 1998.

Portnacou is not noted as such on the 1997 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map. It may be tentatively equated with Portnancon [name: NC 427 603].
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 July 2004.

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Grid reference Centred NC 454 653 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC46NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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