MHG47397 - Helen: Thurso Bay, Pentland Firth
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Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (08/05/2007 17:05:41)
ND16NW 8036 c. 11 69
N58 36 W3 32
NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
Possibly on map sheet ND17SW.
30 January 1884, HELEN, 12 yrs old, not registered, wooden fishing lugger, 12 tons, no-one on board, Master and Owner J. Robertson, Scrabster, Caithness, anchored in Scrabster Roads, in ballast, wind NW10, stranded, total loss, Thurso Bay, Caithness.
Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1883-84 (1884-85 [C.4493] LXX.421).
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3468).
(Classified as wooden lugger, in ballast: date of loss cited as 30 January 1884). Helen: this vessel was driven from anchor and stranded in Thurso Bay.
Not registered. Built 1872. 12 tons [unspecified].
(Location of loss cited as N58 56.5 W3 30.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 May 2007.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 10 69 (20m by 20m)|
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