MHG47562 - Mathilde: North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (24/08/2005)
ND13SE 8003 unlocated

NLO: Latheronwheel [name: ND 190 325]
Wick [name: ND 362 508]
Lybster [name: ND 248 355]
Forse [name: ND 220 341].

Wick, 6th Dec., 1.6 p.m., a ship's nameboard, marked "MATHILDE", has come ashore at Latheronwheel: also a figurehead and some broken wreckage at Forse, near Lybster.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,541, London, Saturday December 9 [1876].
NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4475).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as December 1876). Matilde: nameboard and wreckage washed ashore between Latheronwheel and Lybster.
(Location of loss cited as N58 17.0 W3 20.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are arbitrary, being derived from the recorded location of discovery of wreckage. The vessel presumably foundered out at sea, probably beyond Scottish waters.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 October 2004.

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