MHG47523 - Nestor: Stroma, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (24/04/2007 11:42:20)
ND37NE 8027 c. 35 77
N58 41 W3 7

NLO: Island of Stroma [name: ND 35 77]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND37NW or ND38SE.

The NESTOR, Thom, from Aberdeen to America, which was driven on shore on some rocks at Stroma, 7th instant, has been got off and proceeded to the Lewis's or the Orkneys, to replace ballast which was thrown overboard.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 5493, London, Tuesday May 23 1820.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 6076).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably on account of her successful recovery.
The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 April 2007.

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Grid reference Centred ND 34 77 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37NW
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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