MHG49920 - Aid: Scrabster Roads, Thurso Bay, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (07/05/2007 14:33:54)
ND17SW 8038 c. 11 70
N58 37 W3 32

NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Scrabster [name: ND 102 702].
Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND16NW.

Scrabster, 27th Aug. The AID (smack), of Wick, from Newcastle to Thurso, with coals, in working up the Roads during the gale yesterday, was driven ashore on the Sands, but has apparently received little damage, and is expected off if the weather be moderate.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,236, London, Monday September 1 1856.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9267).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly confirming her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 October 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 10 69 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND16NW

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