MHG48692 - Garibaldi: Loch Kirkaig, Assynt, North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (19/08/2005)
NC01NE 8001 c. 06 19
N58 7 W5 18

NLO: Loch Kirkaig [name centred NC 070 197]
Kirkaig Point [name: NC 059 212]
Inverkirkaig [name: NC 077 199]
Enard Bay [name centred NC 03 16]

Possibly on map sheet NC02SE.

Not to be confused with NT27NE 8152.

(Classified as smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 29 April 1868). Garibaldi: this vessel was wrecked in Loch Kirkaig (?), Lewis. Capt. McRae. (Not in reg: fishing boat?). Registration: Stornoway.
(Location of loss cited as N58 0.0 W6 o.o).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location, map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are essentially tentative. The OS gazetteer cites no Loch Kirkaig on Lewis, but Assynt is sufficiently close for mis-entry in the original entry to be presumed.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 19 August 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NC 05 19 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC01NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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