MHG48687 - Matilda: Castlehill, Dunnet Bay, Pentland Firth
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Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (10/05/2007 13:28:54)
ND16NE 8013 c. 196 686
N58 35.9 W3 23
NLO: Castlehill [name: ND 196 686]
Dunnet Bay [name centred ND 198 704]
Wick [name: ND 362 508]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81]
Murkle Bay [name centred ND 171 694]
West Murkle [name: ND 157 695]
East Murkle [name: ND 173 687].
Not to be confused with ND27NW 8013.
Thurso, 22nd Dec. The MATILDA (sloop), of this port, from Fisherrow, was put ashore at Castlehill, Dunnet Bay, 19th Dec.: cargo landed, but damaged.
Source: LL, No. 15,201, London, Friday, December 26 1862.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10318).
(Classified as sloop, with cargo of oilcake and coal: date of loss cited as 19 December 1862). Matilda: this vessel stranded in Murkle Bay. Capt. Smith. Registration: Thurso. 31 nrt.
(Location of loss cited as N58 36.33 W3 25.75).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The location of loss cited by Whittaker remains unverified. A location at Castlehill is preferred.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 August 2005.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 198 688 (20m by 20m)|
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