MHG48497 - Oak: Portmahomack, Dornoch Firth


No summary available.

Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (05/03/2007 16:05:20)
NH98SW 8007 c. 90 84
N57 50 W3 51

NLO: Portmahomack [name: NH 905 844]
Dornoch [name: NH 798 895]
Dornoch Firth [name centred NH 87 89].

Possibly on map sheets NS88SE or NH98NW.

Leith, 17th Jan. `The OAK, Annal, from this port to Inverness, was wrecked 11th inst., near Portmahomock [Portmahomack].'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 6918, London, Tuesday January 21 1834.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 6912).

(Classified as smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 11 January 1834). Oak: this vessel was wrecked in the bay at Portmahomack. Capt. Annal.
Registration: Inverness. Built 1826. 72 tons burthern. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N57 50.25 W3 50.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NH 90 84 (point)
Map sheet NH98SW

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.