MHG47511 - Unknown: Dornoch Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (18/12/2006 12:06:37)
NH78SE 8003 c. 77 83
N57 49 W4 4

NLO: Tain [name: NH 778 822]
Dornoch [name: NH 798 895]
Dornoch Firth [name centred NH 87 89].

Dundee, 18th Dec., a small sloop from Portmahomack, trading in coal between Bora [Brora] and Dornoch, was dashed ashore during the gale of 15th Dec., a little to the west of Tain, and wrecked: crew saved.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 18,617, London, Saturday December 20 [1873].
NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4027).

The location suggested this record is essentially tentative. The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 September 2004.

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Grid reference Centred NH 76 82 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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