MHG48707 - John: Wick Bay, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (01/09/2005)
ND35SE 8103 c. 37 50
N58 26 W3 5

NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506]
Wick [name: ND 362 508].

Wick, 3rd Dec. `The JOHN, of Dublin, in attempting the harbor this morning, was driven on shore on the North side of the Bay, but it is expected will be got off.¿
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7414, London, Thursday December 7 1837.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7259).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 3 December 1837). John: this vessel stranded on the N side of Wick Bay. 'Expected to be got off'. Registration: Dublin.
(Location of loss cited as N58 26.5 W3 4.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

It remains uncertain whether or not this vessel was successfully recovered.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 1 September 2005.

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Grid reference Centred ND 36 49 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND34NE
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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