MHG48721 - Patriot: Whiteness, Moray Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (28/09/2006 14:26:16)
NH85NW 8004 c. 80 58
N57 36 W4 0

Possibly on map sheet NH75NE.

NLO: Whiteness Head [name: NH 803 587]
Nairn [name: NH 885 567].

Inverness, 12th Sept. `The PATRIOT, from Dunbeath to Waterford, sunk at Whitness [Whiteness] last week: crew saved.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7654, London, Monday September 17 1838.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7327).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 5 September 1838). Patriot: this vessel sank at Whiteness [Head].
Registration: Alloa. Built 1806. 40 tons burthern. Length: 14m. Beam: 4m.
(Location cited asd N57 37.0 W4 0.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is tentative.
The classification cited by Whittaker remains unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 September 2005.

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Grid reference NH 80 58 (point)
Map sheet NH85NW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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