MHG48799 - Phoenix: Loch Laxford, North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (03/10/2006 15:23:57)
NC14NW 8005 c. 14 49
N58 23 W5 11

NLO: Loch Laxford [name centred NC 199 499].

Possibly on map sheets NC14NE, NC15SE, NC24NW or NC25SW.

Thurso, 15th Aug. `The PHOENIX, from Peterhead to Liverpool, in beating up Loch Laxford 4th inst., during a gale from the West, missed stays, went on shore, and sunk, and now lies several feet below water; crew, & cargo, saved.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 8874, London, Friday August 19 1842.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7705).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 4 August 1882). Phoenix: this vessel stranded in Loch Laxford, and is now sunk.
(Location of loss cited as N58 24.0 W5 5.0).
I G Whittaker (1998).

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 September 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NC 13 49 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC14NW

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