MHG47551 - Gold Digger: Helmsdale Harbour, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (01/10/2004)
ND01NW 8009 c. 029 151
N58 6.9 W3 38.9

NLO: Helmsdale [name: ND 028 153].

Glasgow, 6th Mar., the GOLD DIGGER (fishing boat), Innes, while attempting to take the harbour at Helmsdale, 4th Mar., got her rudder unshipped, and was driven by the gale against the wooden jetty on the W side, which she crushed through: crew and materials saved, but the vessel will be useless.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,305, London, Wednesday March 8 [1876].
NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4373).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 October 2004.

Reference to maritime vessel. Nothing visible during field survey.

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Grid reference Centred ND 028 150 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND01NW

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