MHG48699 - Emma Heyn: Muck, Sea Of The Hebrides


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (15/02/2007 16:53:28)
NM47NW 8005 c. 41 79
N56 50 W6 15

NLO: Muck [name centred NM 40 79]
Canna [name centred NG 25 05].

Possibly on map sheets NM37NE, NM38SE or NM48SW.

Tobermory, 31st May. The EMMA HEYN, Schmeer, of and for Danzig [Gdansk, Poland], from Liverpool, went ashore on the Island of Muck, 29th May.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,161, London, Thursday June 5 1856.

Tobermory, 30th May. The EMMA HEYN, from Liverpool to Danzig [Gdansk, Poland], with salt, ashore at the Island of Muck, had been put aground there in a sinking state, having struck on a sunken rock off Canna, yesterday, when she unshipped her rudder, and seriously damaged her bottom: she is lying on a dangerous point.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,162, London, Friday June 6 1856.

Tobermory, 8th June. The cargo of the EMMA HEYN, Schmeer, from Liverpool to Danzig [Gdansk, Poland], which was on shore at the Island of Muck 30th May, is all lost, and the vessel expected to become a wreck.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,167, London, Thursday June 12 1856.

Tobermory, 16th Sept. The EMMA HEYN, form Liverpool to Danzig [Gdansk, Poland], which was stranded on the Island of Muck 29th May last, was got off and towed in here 13th Sept.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,253, London, Saturday September 20 [1856].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9257).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably on account of her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 August 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NM 41 79 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM47NW

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