MHG47465 - Swift: Caisteal Maol, Kyle Akin, Loch Alsh


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIGANTINE (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (25/10/2004)
NG72NE 8016 c. 758 264
N57 16.4 W5 43.2

NLO: Kyleakin [name: NG 754 263]
Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25]
Kyle Akin [name centred NG 758 268].

Not to be confused with the 1851 loss of the same name, for which see NG72NE 8014.

Kyleakin, the SNIPE (brgtne.), of Glasgow (Off. No., 33,812), Trainor, from Liverpool to Tayport, with salt, drove on Castlemoil rock, in this sound, and remains with the tide flowing into her: cargo all lost: the vessel has been condemned, and will be sold on the 10th April.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 18,400, London, Thursday April 10 1873.
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3954).

(Classified as brigantine, with cargo of salt: date of loss cited as April 1873). This vessel stranded on Castlemoil Rock, and was condemned: to be sold in August. Capt. Trainer. [Off. no.] 33812.
I G Whittaker 1998.

Castle Moyle or Castlemoyle [Caisteal Maol: NG72NE 1] is at NG 758 263.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 August 2004.

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Grid reference NG 757 263 (point)
Map sheet NG72NE

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