MHG49082 - Northumberland: Sandwood Bay, North Minch

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Type and Period (1)

  • WRECK (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (17/11/2005)
NC26NW 8004 c. 22 66
N58 33 W5 4

Possibly on map sheet NC26SW.

NLO: Sandwood Bay [name centred NC 225 662]
Sandwood Loch [name centred NC 228 642]
Sandwood [name: NC 220 641]
Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750].

Aberdeen, 11th Apl. `The NORTHUMBERLAND, Sytton, of South Shields, bound to St. John's, Newfoundland, was driven on shore at Sandwick [Sandwood] Bay, near Cape Wrath, 16th ult.: crew saved.'
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,008, London, Monday April 13 1846.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8088).

Sandwick Bay is not noted as such near Cape Wrath on the 1996 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map. The entry presumably describes a stranding in Sandwood Bay.
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.




<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 276754 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 21 65 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NC26NW

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