MHG49080 - Admiral: Portskerra, Pentland Firth
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Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (16/11/2005)
NC86NE 8013 c. 87 66
N58 34 W3 57
NLO: Portskerra [name: NC 877 657]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
Not to be confused with NC86NE 8014.
Thurso, 18th Mar. `The ADMIRAL, of Sunderland, was totally wrecked at Port Skerray [Portskerra] the same day, with all hands.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9991, London, Monday March 23 1846.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8076).
(Classified as brig, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 16 March 1846). Admiral: this vessel was wrecked at Portskerry [Portskerra]. Registration: Sunderland.
(Location of loss cited as N58 34.0 W3 56.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The classification and cargo cited by Whittaker remain unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 16 November 2005.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 86 65 (20m by 20m)|
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