MHG48516 - Duart Castle: Morvern, Sound Of Mull


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (03/06/2005)
NM55NW 8032 c. 54 55
N56 37 W6 1

Possibly on map sheet NM55SW.

NLO: Tobermory [name: NM 505 555]
Sound of Mull [name centred NM 58 46].

Tobermory, 18th Jan. The DUART CASTLE (a small smack), drove out of this harbour, with no one on board, went on Morven shore, and is expected to become a wreck.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,979, London, Saturday January 22 1859.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9615).

(Classified as smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 17 January 1858). Douart [Duart?] Castle: this vessel was wrecked on the Morven [Morven] shore, opposite Tobermory.
Registration: Campbeltown. Built 1840. 21 tons burthern. Length: 11m. Beam: 4m.
(Location of loss cited as N56 38.0 W6 0.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this loss is essentially tentative. The vessel was presumably not recovered.
The date and spelling of the name assigned by Whittaker remain unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 June 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NM 53 55 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM55NW

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