MHG49171 - Contest: Balnakiel Bay, Atlantic
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Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (22/11/2005)
NC36NE 8003 c. 38 69
N58 35 W4 47
NLO: Balnakiel Bay [name centred NC 382 695]
Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
Possibly on map sheet NC37SE.
Rispond, 25th Aug. The CONTEST, McKyle, of Bangor, (Ireland), from Wick, sank 23rd inst., whilst at anchor in Balnakill [Balnakeil] Bay, East side of Cape Wrath: crew, the master and a boy, saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 10,438, London, Tuesday August 31 1847.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8196).
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 22 November 2005.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 37 69 (20m by 20m)|
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