MHG48689 - Jane And Mary: Ornsay, Sound Of Sleat


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (16/02/2007 16:21:37)
NG71SW 8009 c. 713 121
N57 8.6 W5 46.8

See also NG48NE 8012, NG71SW 8012 and NM79NE 8003.

NLO: Ornsay [name centred NG 710 127]
Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25]
Sound of Sleat [name centred NG 72 09]
Kyleakin [name: NG 754 263]
Kyle Akin [name centred NG 758 268].

Corry by Broadford, 6th Dec. The JANE & MARY (schr.), of and from Aberystwith, for Letterkenny, was wrecked near this place yesterday morning: crew saved: vessel in a dangerous position. Every effort is being made to save vessel and cargo.
Source: LL, No. 16,431, London, Monday, December 10 1866.

Kyleakin, Skye, 11th Dec. The JANE & MARY, Lloyd, of and from Aberystwith [Aberystwyth], for Letterkenny, which drove ashore near this place on the 5th Dec., has received considerable damage to keel and bilges.
Source: LL, No. 16,436, London, Saturday, December 15 1866.

Isle Ornsay, 10th Dec. About 7 tons of bark, besides sails and ropes, have been saved form the JANE & MARY, Lloyd, from Aberystwith to Letterkenny, which drove ashore 5th Dec., at Skye, and boatmen are employed in saving as much more as they can get out free of damage, and also ship's material.
Source: LL, No. 16,438, London, Tuesday, December 18 1866.

Greenock, 18th Dec. The BEATRIX (schooner), of Leith, in endeavouring to assist the JANE & MARY, stranded on the rocks near Isle Ornsay lighthouse, went ashore there herself, but was got off with little damage.
Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 16,439, London, Wednesday, [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11121).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as as December 1866). Jane & Mary: this vessel stranded near Isle of Ornsay Light.
(Location of loss cited as N57 8.0 W5 48.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

Isle Ornsay lighthouse (NG71SW 8.00) is at NG 71350 12183, on Eilean an Eoin, off the SE corner of Ornsay.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 August 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NG 713 121 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG71SW

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