MHG47490 - Rose: Lybster, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (21/11/2005)
ND23SW 8006 c. 24 34
N58 17 W3 18

NLO: Lybster [name: ND 248 355]
Lybster Bay [name centred ND 248 345]
Wick [name: ND 362 508].

Location formerly cited as ND 24 35.

Possibly on map sheets ND23NE, ND23SE or ND34SW.

Wick, 21st Oct., the ROSE (schr.) of Banff, from Tayport, with coal, before reported ashore at Lybster, is full of water, and it is thought she will become a total loss.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 18,568, London, Friday October 24 1873.
NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3999).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 22 October 1873). Rose: this vessel was wrecked at Lybster.
Registration: Banff. Built 1850. 39 grt. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 17.75 W3 17.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location cited for this loss is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 12 August 2004.

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Grid reference ND 24 33 (point)
Map sheet ND23SW

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