MHG48697 - Unknown: Sea Of The Hebrides


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (24/08/2005)
NG20NW 8001 unlocated

NLO: Canna [name centred NG 25 05].

Stornoway, 26th Sept. The wreck of a vessel, apparently bottom up, was passed 24th Sept., off the West end of Canna, by the MERCURY, Robertson, arrived here.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,951, London, Monday October 1 1855.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9140).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss [report] cited as 24 September 1855). Unknown: this vessel was seen bottom-up off the West side of Canna.
(Location of loss cited as N57 4.0 W6 40.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is abritrary. It remains unclear where the vessel eventually foundered or was washed ashore. This may have been beyond Scottish waters.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 August 2005.

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