MHG47444 - St Martin: Wick Bay, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (23/07/2004)
ND35SE 8075 c. 376 506
N58 26.4 W3 4.1

NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506].

Wick, 3rd May, Belgian fishing smack, No. O.50, abandoned in this bay: likely to hold at anchorage: crew saved.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,009, London, Saturday May 4 1872.

Wick, 3rd May, the ST MARTIN, of Ostend, Bernhard, which was lying in the bay this afternoon, drove ashore during a strong breeze from SW, and will become a wreck: crew saved. [Report received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3799).

(Classified as fishing smack: registration number cited as O 50 and date of loss as 3 May 1872). The vessel was abandoned in Wick Bay, driven ashore, and wrecked. Capt. Bernhard.
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference ND 376 506 (point)
Map sheet ND35SE

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