MHG49931 - Annabella: Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (27/04/2007 14:25:50)
ND37NW 8035 unlocated

NLO: Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Wick, 2nd Mar. The ANNABELLA, of Stornoway, McIver, from Scrabster, for Liverpool, sprang a leak, and went down, today, in the Pentland Frith [Firth]: crew saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,395, London, Friday March 6 1857.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9341).

(Classified as smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 2 March 1837). Annabella: this vessel foundered in the Pentland Firth. Capt. McIver.
Registration: Stornoway. Built 1825. 42 tons burthern. Length: 14m. Beam: 4m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 40.0 W3 10.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location of loss that is cited by Whittaker. The vessel may have been lost within the quasi-administrative area defined as Maritime - Orkney.
The classification cited by Whittaker remains unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 18 October 2006.

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