MHG48914 - John And Mary: Cromarty, Cromarty Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (13/10/2005)
NH76NE 8012 c. 78 67
N57 41 W4 3

NLO: Cromarty [name: NH 786 677]
Cromarty Firth [name centred NH 69 67].

Cromarty, 6th Feb. The JOHN & MARY (smack), of Peterhead, Shewan, broke from her anchors and drove on the beach.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,306, London, Thursday February 9 1860.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9813).

(Classified as smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 6 February 1860). John & Mary: this vessel stranded on a beach near Cromarty.
Registration: Peterhead. Built 1829. 40 tons burthern. Length: 13m. Beam: 4m.
(location of loss cited as N57 41.0 W4 1.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

It remains uncertain whether or not this vessel was successfully recovered.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 13 October 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NH 78 66 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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