MHG47530 - Unknown: North Sea


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  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (23/09/2004)
ND36SE 8013 unlocated

See also ND36SE 8014 and 8015.

NLO: Keiss [name: ND 347 612]
Keiss Castle [name: ND 356 617]
Sinclair's Bay [name centred ND 37 56]
Wick [name: ND 362 508]
Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506].

Glasgow, 26th Oct., quantities of wreckage have come ashore along the Wick coast, especially to the N of Sinclair's bay. Two nameboards, both somewhat defaced, one marked "JAEL", have been picked up there. A good many battens and planks also continue to come ashore.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,193, London, Thursday October 28 1875.

Wick, 25th Oct., in addition to the name-board reported on the 23rd Oct., two others have been picked up at Keiss: one is five feet long, painted blue, and marked in white letters "JAEI" (probably JAEL): the lower parts of the last two letters are wanting. The second board is marked "BERT": the end of the word has been broken off. A number of battens have also been washed ashore in the vicinity of Keiss: some of them marked "L * N", others "GAB". [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4261).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary, being derived from the reported location of discovery of wreckage. The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 23 September 2004.

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