MHG50036 - Matilda: Creich, Dornoch Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (18/12/2006 12:05:38)
NH68NW 8001 c. 63 88
N57 52 W4 19

NLO: Little Creich [name: NH 638 892]
Creich Mains [name: NH 643 887]
Dornoch Firth [name centred NH 87 89].

Montrose, 11th Mar. The MATILDA (schr.), of this port, McGill, from Bonar, has drifted ashore a little below the Manse of Creich, but though fast she does not appear to be much damaged.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,022, London, Monday March 14 1859.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9654).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Creich Old Manse (NH68NW 37.00) is at NH 6370 8936.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful reciovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 November 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NH 62 88 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH68NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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