MHG47403 - Mrs Smith: Bruan, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • LUGGER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (14/07/2004)
ND33NW 8002 c. 31 39
N58 20 W3 11

Possibly on map sheet ND34SW.

NLO: Bruan [name: ND 311 397].

1 February 1884, MRS. SMITH, 12 yrs old, not registered, wooden lugger, 12 tons, 6 crew, Master and Owner A. Bremner, Pulteney, Caithness, departed Wick for fishing, in ballast, struck by heavy sea, 1 life lost, wind ENE7, partial loss, 1 mile N. of Bruan Kirk, 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. 3508).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably on grounds of her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 July 2004.

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Grid reference Centred ND 30 39 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND33NW
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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