MHG49039 - Unknown: Stroma, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (24/04/2007 11:42:59)
ND37NE 8031 c. 35 77
N58 41 W3 7

NLO: Island of Stroma [name: ND 35 77]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND37NW.

See also HY64SW 8050 and ND47SW 8025.

St. Margaret's Hope, 17th Oct. `A vessel is reported on shore in Sandy [Sanday], and one in Strona [Stroma], and another it is said to have gone down off Duncan's [Duncansby] Head, with all hands.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9870, London, Friday October 31 1845.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8012).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful recovery.
The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 April 2007.

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Grid reference Centred ND 34 77 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37NW
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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