MHG47386 - Azalea: Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • STEAMSHIP (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (12/07/2004)
ND47SE 8004 unlocated

NLO: Duncansby Head [name: ND 406 733]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

12 February 1883, AZALEA, 6 yrs old, of North Shields, Lloyd's 100 A.1., last survey 2.83, iron S.S., 1,188 tons, 22 crew, Master J. Adams, Owner J. Robinson, North Shields, departed The Tyne for Boston, U.S.A., carrying coal, deck-house and lifeboat damaged etc., 1 life lost, wind S7, partial loss, off Duncansby Head, Caithness-shire.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3393).

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary; it may fall within the quasi-administrative area defined as Maritime - Orkney. The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably on account of her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 July 2004.

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