MHG48570 - Samuel And Sarah: Whiten Head, Atlantic


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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)
NC56NW 8002 c. 502 687
N58 34.8 W4 34.6

NLO: Whiten Head or An Ceann Geal [name: NC 502 687]
Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet NC46NE.

Wick, 26th May. The SAMUEL & SARAH, Walker, of Whitby, from Newcastle for Dublin, sprang a leak and disabled her rudder, 18th May, and was run on shore on 20th, at Wheten [Whiten] Head, near the river Hope, with 5 feet water in the hold, a total wreck: crew saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 11,602, London, Friday May 30 1851.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8684).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 20 May 1851). Samuel & Sarah: this vessel was wrecked at Whiten Head, near River Hope. Capt. Walker. Registration: Whitby.
(Location of loss cited as N58 32.0 W4 35.5).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NC 501 687 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC56NW

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