MHG49981 - Perseverance: Freswick Bay, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BARQUE (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (10/05/2007 15:02:24)
ND36NE 8020 c. 383 675
N58 35.5 W3 3.7

NLO: Freswick Bay [name: ND 383 675].

Dunnet, by Thurso, 23rd Aug. The PERSEVERANCE (barque), of St. John, N.B., Wills, from Dundee to Miramichi (partly coal-laden), in entering the Pentland Firth yesterday during a thick fog, ran ashore in Freswick Bay, and remains, making a good deal of water: sails and a portion of the rigging have been saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,543, London, Thursday August 27 1857.

Huna, 2nd Sept. The PERSEVERANCE, Wills, from Dundee to Miramichi, which ran ashore in Freswick Bay 22nd Aug., was yesterday surveyed and condemned. [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9404).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 October 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 383 674 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND36NE

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