MHG49980 - Paragon: Pentland Firth

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NMRS Report: (25/10/2006 10:58:52)
ND38SW 8011 unlocated

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

St. Margaret's Hope, 23rd July. The PARAGON, Wallis, of and for Shields, from Quebec, has put into Widewall Bay, with 6 feet water in her hold, having lost anchor and chain, and struck on a reef in the Pentland Frith [Firth] on the 21st July.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,517, London, Tuesday June 28 1857.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9392).

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are essentially arbitrary. The location of loss may fall within the area designated as Maritime - Orkney.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably on account of her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 25 October 2006.




<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 283849 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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