MHG48472 - Eagle: North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIG (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (20/05/2005)
ND23NE 8009 c. 27 35

NLO: Occumster [name: ND 265 357]
Clyth Mains [name: ND 280 362].

Aberdeen, 24th Sept. `The EAGLE, Horn, of Aberdeen, missed stays 21st inst., off the coast of Caithness, and went upon a rock between Occumster and Clyth, she afterwards fell off and went down. Crew saved.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 6885, London, Friday September 27 1833.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 6853).

(Classified as hermaphrodite brig: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 21 September 1833). Eagle: this vessel foundered off Caithness, between Occumster and Clyth. Capt. Horne.
Registration: Aberdeen. Built 1826. 92 tons burthern. Length: 20m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 17.0 W3 15.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The NGR assigned to this record is essentially tentative. It remains unclear whether the vessel stranded or foundered; the former appears more probable.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 May 2005.

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