MHG48913 - Comet: Whiteness, Moray Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (13/10/2005)
NH85NW 8005 c. 80 58
N57 36 W4 0

Possibly on map sheet NH75NE.

NLO: Whiteness Head [name: NH 803 587].

Nairn, 1st Nov. The COMET (sloop), of Alloa, Crocket, from Cromarty to Peterhead in ballast, went ashore to the east of Whiteness Head Buoy, 1st Nov., and remains.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,225, London, Monday November 7 1859.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9751).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 13 September 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NH 80 58 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH85NW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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