MHG49883 - Countess Of Liverpool: Kyle Rhea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (27/09/2006 17:42:58)
NG72SE 8007 c. 79 22
N57 14 W5 40

NLO: Kyle Rhea [name centred NG 795 225]
Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25].

Possibly on map sheet NG71NE, NG81NW or NG82SW.

Corry, (Isle of Skye), 18th May. The COUNTESS OF LIVERPOOL, (schr.), of and for Newcastle, from Arklow, sprang a leak, and was run upon the beach at Kylerhea 16th May, where she has discharged 50 tons of her cargo.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,531, London, Thursday May 25 1854.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9023).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 September 2005.

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Grid reference Centred NG 79 22 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG72SE

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