MHG49886 - Crown: Dunvegan, Skye, Sea Of The Hebrides


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIG (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (03/10/2006 10:18:36)
NG25SW 8005 unlocated

NLO: Loch Dunvegan [name centred NG 21 53]
Waternish Point [name: NG 232 671].

Wick, 5th Jan. The CROWN (brig), of Stromness, (with oak), went on shore during the late gales at Dunvegan, Isle of Skye. She is reported not to be much damaged, and it is supposed would be got off.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,726, London, Tuesday January 9 1855.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9097).

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. The stranding may have occurred on map sheets NG15NW, NG15SW or NG25NW.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 28 September 2006.

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