MHG48820 - Farmer: Whiten Head, Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIGANTINE (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (03/10/2005)
NC56NW 8003 unlocated

NLO: Whiten Head or An Ceann Geal [name: NC 502 687]
Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Inverness, 19th Dec. `The FARMER, of this port, from Liverpool to Hull, was totally lost off Whitenhead [Whiten Head] 6th inst.¿.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9605, London, Tuesday December 24 1844.
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7911).

(Classified as brigantine: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 6 December 1844). Farmer: this vessel was lost off Whitenhead [Whiten Head].
Registration: Inverness. Built 1841. 80 tons burthern. Length: 18m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 40.0 W4 35.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 October 2005.

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