MHG49888 - Unknown: Cape Wrath, Atlantic


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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: (03/10/2006 10:44:00)
NC27NE 8025 unlocated

NLO: Cape Wrath [name: ND 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Leith, 6th Mar. It is reported that a large ship is on shore near Cape Wrath, and it is supposed the whole crew have perished. Thirteen bodies said to have washed up: some bales of wool are also reported to have been cast ashore, from which it is supposed that the vessel was homeward bound from Australia.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 12,775, London, Wednesday March 7 1855.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9108).

The map sheet assigned to this record is arbitrary.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 October 2006.

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