MHG48470 - Cyrus: Dunnet Bay, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (20/05/2005)
ND26NW 8013 c. 21 69
N58 36 W3 22

NLO: Dunnet Bay [name centred ND 198 704]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheets ND16NE, ND17SE or ND27SW.

Thurso, 14th May. `The CYRUS, Miller, from Greenock to London, went on shore last night in Dunnet Bay, where she still remains, but it is expected will be got off in a few days with little damage. She must discharge part of her cargo.¿
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 6848, London, Tuesday May 21 1833.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 6846).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 May 2005.

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Grid reference Centred ND 20 69 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND26NW

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