MHG48741 - Lady Margaret: Lybster, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (07/09/2005)
ND23SW 8011 c. 24 34
N58 17 W3 18

NLO: Lybster [name: ND 248 355]
Lybster Bay [name centred ND 248 345].

Wick, 12th July. `The LADY MARGARET, from Liverpool to Brora, was driven on shore 10th instant at Lybster, during a severe gale at South, and is expected to become a complete wreck; crew saved.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 7911, London, Tuesday July 16 1839.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7474).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of salt: date of loss cited as 3 July 1839). Lady Margaret: this vessel was wrecked to the South of Lybster Pier [Lybster Harbour]. Capt. Beaton.
Registration: Greenock. 50 tons register.
(Location of loss cited as N58 17.67 W3 17.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Lybster Pier is presumably to be equated with Lybster harbour (ND23SW 15) at ND 2446 34861.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 September 2005.

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Grid reference Centred ND 24 33 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND23SW

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