MHG47508 - Martin: Eilean Shona, Loch Moidart


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIG (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (26/01/2005)
NM67SW 8001 c. 64 74
N56 48 W5 52

NLO: Eilean Shona[name centred NM 64 74].

Possibly on map sheets NM67NW or NM67SE.

The MARTIN, Lyon, from Memel to Liverpool, was totally lost 6th instant, on the Island of Shona, coast of Invernesshire. Crew saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 5249, London, Tuesday January 27 1818.
NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 5961).

(Classified as brig, with cargo of wood and iron: date of loss cited as 6 January 1818). Martin: this vessel was wrecked on the Island of Shona, Loch Moidart. Capt. Lyon. Registration: Irvine.
(Location of loss cited as N56 48 W5 55).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NM 63 73 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM67SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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