MHG49906 - Lloyd's: Ackergill, Sinclair's Bay, North Sea

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Type and Period (1)

  • WRECK (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (16/05/2007 11:14:19)
ND35SE 8109 c. 35 54
N58 28 W3 7

NLO: Ackergill Links [name centred ND 342 565]
Ackergill Tower [name: ND 3528 5466]
Ackergillshore [name: ND 358 544]
Wick [name: ND 362 508]
Sinclair's Bay [name centred ND 36 56].

Possibly on map sheet ND35NW or ND35SW.

Wick, 28th Dec [1855]. The LLOYD'S of and for this port, Mackay, from Culloden, with brick and tiles, was driven on the rocks near Ackergill Castle [Ackergill Tower], on the 22nd Dec., and has become a total wreck.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,029, London, Tuesday January 1 1856.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9177).

(No classification specified: cargo cited as bricks and tiles, and date of loss as 22 December 1855). Lloyds: this vessel was wrecked on rocks near Ackergill Castle [Ackergill Tower]. Capt. McKay. Registration: Wick.
(Location of loss cited as N58 28.5 W3 6.5).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. Ackergill Tower (ND35SE 16.00) is at ND 3528 5466.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 October 2006.




<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 283260 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Location

Grid reference Centred ND 34 53 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet ND35SW
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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