MHG48703 - Try: Loch Eriboll, Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIG (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (25/08/2005)
NC46SE 8021 unlocated

NLO: Loch Eriboll [name centred NC 44 60]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Loch Erribol, Sept. 1. `The TRY, Dorkin, from Wick to Newry, struck on a sunken rock yesterday, in the middle of the Loch, and immediately went down. Crew saved.¿
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7193, London, Friday September 9 1836.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7179).

(Classified as brig: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 31 August 1836). Try: this vessel hit [a] rock and sank in the middle of Loch Eriboll. Capt. Dorkin.
Registration: Yarmouth. Built 1821. 87 tons burthern.
(Location of loss cited as N58 30.0 W4 40.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 August 2005.

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