MHG48750 - Active: Handa Island, North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (14/09/2005)
NC14NW 8004 c. 13 48
N58 23 W5 12

Possibly on map sheet NC14NE.

NLO: Handa Island [name centred NC 136 481]
Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]
Scourie Bay (name centred NC 145 455).

Thurso, 31st Aug. `The sloop ACTIVE, Watson, from South Uist to Newcastle, sprung a leak off Island Handa, 29th inst., & soon after sunk; crew saved.¿
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 8579, London, Tuesday September 7 1841.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7629).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 29 August 1841). Active: this vessel foundered off Handa. Capt. Watson.
(Location of loss cited as N58 25.0 W5 30.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NC 13 47 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC14NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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