MHG50026 - Edith: St John's Point, 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: (09/11/2006 13:13:16)
ND38SW 8040 c. 311 753
N58 39.6 W3 11.3

NLO: St John's Point [name: ND 311 753]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Huna, 26th Oct. The EDITH (schr.), supposed to be of and from St. David's for Castlehill, with tiles, struck upon St. John's Point, Pentland Firth, last night, and shortly after swung off and sunk in deep water: master and mate drowned.
Source: LL, No. 15,462, London, Friday, October 30 1863.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10447).

The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 9 November 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 310 753 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37NW

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