MHG49882 - Robert: Nigg Pier, Cromarty Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIG (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (27/09/2006 17:01:12)
NH76NE 8013 c. 79 68
N57 41 W4 2

NLO: Nigg Pier [NH 796 686]
Cromarty [name: NH 786 677]
Cromarty Firth [name centred NH 69 67].

Possibly on map sheet NH86NW.

Cromarty, 2nd Mar. The ROBERT, Hicknett, from Seaham, coal laden, is on shore on the North side of the Ferry, and will have to discharge part of cargo.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,464, London, Monday March 6 1854.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9000).

(Classified as brig, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 2 March 1854). Robert: this vessel stranded on the N side of the ferry at Cromarty: expected all gone.
(Location of loss cited as N57 41.5 W4 1.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

A location near Nigg Pier may be suggested for this stranding. It remains unclear whether or not the vessel was successfully recovered.
The classification cited by Whittaker remains unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 September 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NH 78 68 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76NE

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