MHG49923 - Brothers: Ness Of Huna, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIGANTINE (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (27/04/2007 15:08:54)
ND37SE 8033 c. 363 738
N58 38.9 W3 5.9

NLO: Ness of Huna [name: ND 363 738]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Huna, 17th Oct. The BROTHERS, of Milford, Evans, from Westport to Hartlepool, with oats, came ashore this morning, and is full of water, and it is feared will become a wreck.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,278, London, Monday October 20 1856.

Huna, 18th Oct. The BROTHERS, Evans, from Wexford to Hartlepool, which came ashore yesterday, drifted off and sank in deep water: part of materials and a small portion of cargo saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,280, London, Wednesday October 22 [1856].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9285).

(Classified as brigantine, with cargo of oats: date of loss cited as 17 October 1856). Brothers: this vessel stranded at Ness of Huna, slipped off and sank. Capt. Evans. Registration: Milford [Haven].
(Location of loss cited as N58 38.75 W3 6.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The classification and location of loss cited by Whittaker remain unverified, but are accepted.
Huna is not noted as such on the 1999 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map, but the Ness of Huna is at ND 363 738.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 12 October 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 363 737 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37SE

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