MHG49878 - Thistle: Fort Augustus


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (25/09/2006 11:31:34)
NH30NE 8001 c. 38 09
N57 9 W4 41

NLO: Fort Augustus [name: NH 380 096].

Lossiemouth, 23rd Feb. The THISTLE, of Arbroath, laden with barley, went ashore near Fort Augustus above Inverness, sank, and was sold.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,145, London, Friday February 25 1853.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8878).

(No classification specified: cargo cited as barley, and date of loss as February 1853). Thistle: this vessel sank at Fort Augustus, and was sold. Repaired or CTL? Registration: Arbroath.
(Location of loss cited as N57 9.0 W4 40.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

This vessel was presumably lost in either the Caledonian Canal or Loch Ness (to the NE).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 September 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NH 37 08 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH30NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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