MHG47520 - Ocean Bride: Cape Wrath, Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (14/01/2005)
NC27NE 8016 unlocated

NLO: Cape Wrath [name: ND 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Glasgow, 13th May, a bottle has washed ashore at Nairn, containing a slip of paper on which the following was written: "Mid-sea, off Cape Wrath. Schooner OCEAN BRIDE, of Liverpool, in storm for four days. Masts gone, ship rapidly filling, complete wreck. Captain Hendrie's two legs broken by fall of mast. Hopeless." Signed, Wm. Massey, Burghead.
Source: Bottle Picked Up, LL, No. 18,740, London, Friday May 15 1874.
NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4123).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss [report] cited as 13 May 1874). Bottle message found at Nairn, 'sinking off Cape Wrath'.
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary; the loss of this vessel may have taken place outwith Scottish waters
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 September 2004.

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