MHG47564 - Florida: North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (14/05/2007 13:21:02)
ND35SE 8081 unlocated

NLO: Wick [name: ND 361 508].

See also ND36SE 8022.

Wick, 8th Dec., two ships' nameboards have been picked up in this vicinity, one at Keiss, marked "SMARAGD", the other at Irisgoe, marked "FLORIDA". The letters on both boards are in gilt on a black ground.
Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 19,543, London, Tuesday December 12 [1876].
NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 4484).

(Name cited as Florida (possible name): no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as December 1876). Nameboard washed ashore at Ires Geo, Wick. Name of vessel assumed foundered.
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are arbitrary, being derived from the reported location of disovery of wreckage. The vessel presumably foundered out at sea, possibly beyond Scottish waters.
Irisgoe or Ires Geo cannot be identified from the available map evidence.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 October 2004.

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