MHG48567 - Plough: Thurso Bay, Pentland Firth
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Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (08/05/2007 17:06:52)
ND16NW 8043 c. 11 69
N58 36 W3 32
NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
Possibly on map sheet ND17SW.
See also ND16NW 8044 and 8045.
Thurso, 11th Oct. `The PLOUGH, from Bangor to Newcastle, is on shore to the Westward a wreck. The crew, except one, saved. The ISABELLA, of Belfast, for Dublin, is on shore near the former, and is also a wreck. The crew, and from 15 to 20 barrels of herrings saved. The OCEAN, from Quebec to Newcastle, is at anchor off Dunnet, water-logged and deserted by the crew.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7099, London, Friday October 16 1835.
Thurso, 14th Oct. `The ISABELLA, of Belfast: the PLOUGH, from Bangor, and the OCEAN from Quebec to Newcastle, are total wrecks: the hull of the former, and 19 barrels of herrings, saved, have been sold. The PLOUGH and cargo will be sold tomorrow: and the OCEAN is in a very bad state, and much exposed to the weather and rocks: the vessel is all in pieces.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7100, London, Tuesday October 20 1835.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7098).
(Classified as sloop, with cargo of slates: date of loss cited as 4 October 1835). Plough: this vessel stranded in Thurso Bay. Capt. McNaughton.
Registration: Perth. Built 1823. 68 tons burthern. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 36.0 W3 31.5).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The classification, cargo and location of loss cited by Whittaker remain unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 21 June 2005.
<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 272895 (Dataset). SHG24123.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 10 69 (20m by 20m)|
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