MHG49808 - Margaret: Langwell, North Sea


No summary available.

Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (20/09/2006 15:11:46)
ND12SW 8004 c. 11 21
N58 10 W3 31

NLO: Berriedale [name: ND 121 229]
Dunbeath Bay [name centred ND 166 293].

Glasgow, 13th Oct. The MARGARET (sloop), from Inverness to Keiss, was driven on shore at Langwell during the gale 10th Oct., and went to pieces: crew and about a third of the cargo (tiles) saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 11,719, London, Tuesday October 14 1851.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8700).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of tiles; date of loss cited as 10 October 1851). Margaret: this vessel was wrecked at Langwell.
Registration: Inverness. Built 1851. 16 tons burthern. Length: 12m. Beam: 3m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 10.5 W3 30.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this loss is essentially tentative. Langwell [name: ND 103 218] lies inland.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 September 2006.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 10 21 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND12SW

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.