MHG48683 - Scotia: South Quay, Wick Harbour, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (11/08/2005)
ND35SE 8100 c. 368 504
N58 26.3 W3 5

NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506]
Wick [name: ND 362 508].

Wick, 11th March. The SCOTIA, (schooner) of this port, was driven ashore this evening behind the South Quay from her anchorage in the Bay, and it is expected she will become a total wreck: crew saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,606, London, Wednesday March 15 1848.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8346).

(Classified as schooner, in ballast: date of loss cited as 10 March 1848). Scotia: this vessel stranded at South Quay, Wick. Capt. Charleson. Registration: Wick.
(Location of loss cited as N58 26.33 W3 5.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred ND 367 504 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND35SE
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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