MHG48881 - Neptune: Point Of Stoer, North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BARQUE (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (07/10/2005)
NC03NW 8001 c. 021 356
N58 15.9 W5 22.5

NLO: Point of Stoer [name: NC 021 356]
Lochinver [name: NC 093 225].

Loch Inver [Lochinver], 13th Aug. The bark [barque] NEPTUNE, of Liebau, apparently hemp laden, and supposed to have been but recently abandoned, drifted on the rocks at Stere [Store] Head [Point of Stoer], a few days since.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,426, London, Tuesday August 17 1847.

The NEPTUNE, reported yesterday from Loch Inver, as derelict, and on shore near Store Head [Point of Stoer], was bound from St. Petersburg for Liverpool.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,427, London, Wednesday August 18 1847.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8184).

(Classified as barque, with cargo of hemp: date of loss cited as 11 August 1847). Neptune: this vessel was abandoned and later ashore at Store Head [Point of Stoer), near Lochinvar [Lochinver]. Registration: Liebau.
(Location of loss cited as N58 15.0 WW5 24.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

This vessel was presumably abandoned out at sea, possibly beyond Scottish waters.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 October 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NC 020 355 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC03NW

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