MHG49078 - Diana: Scrabster, Thurso Bay, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (08/05/2007 17:16:34)
ND17SW 8037 c. 11 70
N58 37 W3 32

NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Scrabster [name: ND 102 702].
Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

See also ND16NW 8048.

Possibly on map sheet ND16NW.

Thurso, 18th Mar. `The sloop DIANA, Brown, of Arbroath, bound to Dundee, and the PROSPEROUS, Robertson, of Stornoway, were driven on shore at Scrabster the same evening: master and two men of the former drowned: crew of the latter saved.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9991, London, Monday March 23 1846.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8074).

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), 16 November 2005.

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Grid reference Centred ND 10 69 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND16NW

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