MHG47383 - Glommen: Embo, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BARQUE (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (09/07/2004)
NH89SE 8002 c. 81 92
N57 54 W4 0

NLO: Embo [name: NH 818 928]
Littleferry [name: NH 805 956].

20 March 1883, GLOMMEN, 43 yrs old, of Norway, wooden barque, 310 tons, 9 crew, Master E. Olsen, Owner A. Olsen, Frederikshald, Norway, departed Drontheim for Dieppe, carrying sawn timber, wind SE6, stranded, total loss, Embo, near Littleferry, Sutherlandshire.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3369).

(Classified as wooden barque, with cargo of sawn timber: date of loss cited as 20 March 1883). This vessel stranded at Embo, near Littleferry, Sutherland. Capt. Olsen.
I G Whitaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NH 80 92 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH89SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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