MHG49992 - Gustav Pederson: Faraid Head, Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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NMRS Report: (31/10/2006 14:01:46)
NC37SE 8005 c. 392 719
N58 36.3 W4 46.1

NLO: Faraid Head [name: NC 392 719]
Loch Eriboll [name centred NC 44 60]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81]
Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750].

Loch Eribol, 1st May. A small Norwegian schooner, laden with staves and billet wood, has come ashore, bottom up, at Farout [Faraid] Head: name on life buoy, `GUSTAV PEDERSON, Mandal¿: crew supposed to have perished.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,757, London, Friday May 7 1858.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9507).

(Classified as schooner, with cargo of staves: date of loss cited as 1 May 1858). Gustav Pederson: this vessel stranded on Farout [Faraid] Head, Cape Wrath. Registration: Mandal.
(Location of loss cited as N58 37.33 W4 46.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NC 392 718 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC37SE

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