MHG48694 - Flora: Corran Ferry, Loch Linnhe


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (19/08/2005)
NN06SW 8012 c. 01 63
N56 43 W5 15

NLO: Corran Narrows [name: NN 017 632]
Loch Linnhe [name centred NM 86 47]
Fort William [name: NN 105 740].

Aberdeen, 8th Jan. The sloop FLORA, of Inverness, bound to that port and Banff, (with slates & guano) was run into by the steamer DUNTROON CASTLE, 20th ult., whilst at anchor, in Corran Ferry, and immediately sank: crew saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,550, London, Monday January 10 1848.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8292).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of slates and guano: date of loss cited as 20 December 1847). Flora: this vessel was run down at anchor, and sank at Corran ferry (DUNTROON CASTLE).
Registration: Inverness. Built 1819. 49 tons burthern. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N56 44.0 W5 15.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NN 01 63 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN06SW

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