MHG49986 - Unknown: Stroma, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (27/10/2006 11:53:56)
ND37NE 8037 c. 35 77
N58 40 W3 7

NLO: Island of Stroma [name: ND 35 77]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND37NW.

Wick, 4th Sept. The following reports has been received from the Island of Stroma, Portland [Pentland]: - Washed ashore on Stroma, 31st Aug., part of a vessel's stern, much broken, first letter on which was `H¿ or `M¿, second `N¿, third either `D¿, `B¿, or `R¿. The letters were broken across.
Source: LL, No. 16,974, London, Tuesday, September 8 1868.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11484).

(No classification or cargo specified: date cited as 31 August 1868). Unknown: this vessel was wrecked on Stroma.
(Location of loss cited as N58 40.5 W3 8.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The date cited by Whittaker is presumably that of the discovery of wreckage.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 October 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 34 75 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37NW

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