MHG49128 - Freiheit: Stroma, Pentland Firth
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Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (24/04/2007 11:43:13)
ND37NE 8032 c. 35 77
N58 40 W3 7
NLO: Island of Stroma [name: ND 35 77]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
Possibly on map sheet ND37NW.
Conisbay [Canisbay], 8th Sept. The FREIHEIT, Meyer, of Lubeck, from Danzig [Gdansk] to Liverpool, was stranded last night on the Island of Stroma, and it is feared will become a wreck.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,449, London, Monday September 13 1847.
Island of Stroma, Pentland Firth, 11th Sept. The deck-load, stores, and part of the materials of the FREIHEIT, Meyer, stranded here 7th inst., have been landed.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,452, London, Thursday September 16 1847.
St. Margaret's Hope, Orkney, 16th Sept. The FREHEIT, Meyer, of Lubeck, from Danzig [Gdansk] to Liverpool, which was stranded 7th inst., on the Island of Stroma, [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8208).
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.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 34 77 (20m by 20m)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/276913 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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