MHG48566 - Venus: Kyle Akin, Loch Alsh


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (21/06/2005)
NG72NE 8018 c. 75 26
N57 16 W5 44

Possibly on map sheet NG72NW.

NLO: Kyleakin [name: NG 754 263]
Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25]
Kyle Akin [name centred NG 758 268].

The VENUS, Primrose, struck on a ledge of sunken rocks off Kylesakin [Kyleakin], Lochalsh, 24th ult., and it was supposed would be wreck'd. Crew saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7095, London, Friday October 2 1835.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7092).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 24 September 1835). Venus: this vessel was wrecked at Kyleakin. Registration: British.
(Location of loss cited as N57 17.0 W5 42.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NG 75 26 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG72NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH

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