MHG49993 - Ann Fleming: Ness Of Duncansby, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (31/10/2006 14:05:49)
ND37SE 8034 c. 389 738
N58 38.9 W3 3.2

NLO: Ness of Duncansby [name: ND 389 738]
Duncansby Head [name: ND 405 733]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Dunnet by Thurso, 5th May. The ANN FLEMMING, (schr.) of Perth, Irving, from Portree & Scrabster, for Sunderland, (in ballast) went ashore at the Ness of Duncan's Bay [Duncansby], and remains making water, but as the weather is fine, she is expected to be got off without much damage.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,759, London, Monday May 10 1858.

Huna, 24th May. The hull and materials of the ANN FLEMING (schr.) of Perth, which was stranded at Duncan's bay [Duncansby], 5th May, were sold by auction on the 21st May.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,776, London, Saturday May 29 1858.

Wick, 29th May. The ANN FLEMING, of Perth, which was stranded at Duncan's Bay [Duncansby], on the 5th May, and sold, has been brought round here in tow.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 13,779, London, Wednesday June 2 1858.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9508).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), presumably on account of her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 31 October 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 388 737 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37SE

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