MHG48734 - Ann Worthington: Cape Wrath, Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIG (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (03/10/2006 10:40:46)
NC27NE 8021 unlocated

NLO: Cape Wrath [name: ND 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81]
Lochinver [name: NC 093 225].

Thurso, 7th Dec. `The ANN WORTHINGTON, Gunn, from Limerick to Stockton, was totally wrecked 2nd inst., near Cape Wrath.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7728, London, Wednesday December 12 1838

Greenock, 25th May. `The ANN WORTHINGTON, Gunn, from Limerick to Stockton, which sunk near Lochinvar [Lochinver] in December, has been raised and brought in here to repair.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7869, London, Tuesday May 28 1839.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7353).

(Classified as brig: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 2 December 1838). Ann Worthington: this vessel was wrecked at Cape Wrath. Capt. Gunn.
Registration: Rothesay. Built 1820. 114 tons burthern.
(Location of loss cited as N58 38.0 W5 0.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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

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