MHG48816 - Eliza: Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (29/09/2005)
ND28SE 8007 unlocated

NLO: Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Fraserburgh, 13th May. `The ELIZA, of Kirkcudbright, in coming through the Pentland Frith [Firth], got on the rocks and became leaky; crew (except one man) drowned.¿
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9417, London, Friday May 17 1844.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7865).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary; the location of the stranding may lie within the quasi-administrative area defined as Maritime - Orkney.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 September 2005.

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