MHG48558 - Unknown: Loch Nevis


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (17/06/2005)
NM79NE 8003 unlocated

See also NG71SW 8008 and NM48NE 8012.

Possibly on map sheet NM79SE.

NLO: Loch Nevis [name centred NM 76 95].

Lochalsh, Isle Ornsey, 6th Dec [1832]. `It blew a tremendous gale from S to SW, the night of 28th and morning of 29th ult. The MARY, of Inverness, McQueen, was totally wrecked: most of her materials and part of the cargo (herrings) saved, but much damaged. On the 30th, several logs of American pine were found on shore at the Island of Eigg, and a mahogany escrutoir and drawers were picked up, also some ship's spars, &c. On the 2d inst., part of a vessel and two logs were seen passing Eigg. At Knoydart, on the side of Loch Nevis, the wreck of a green boat, several casks, and the stern of a vessel, having `Greenock¿ painted on it, drifted on shore on 29th or 30th ult., and a great number of logs on the shore of Arisaig.¿ [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7042).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 18 June 2005.

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