MHG50038 - Blossom: Inverness Harbour, Beauly Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • CRAFT (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (16/11/2006 12:16:10)
NH64NE 8012 c. 664 462
N57 29.2 W4 13.7

NLO: Beauly Firth [name centred NH 59 47]
Inverness [name: NH 665 455].

Not to be confused with NK12NW 8003 or NR25NE 8094.

Inverness, 3rd May. The BLOSSOM, Hutchinson, of and from Sunderland to this place, with lime, arrived here 30th Apl., and whilst lying on her broadside at her berth the same evening, took fire in consequence of the tide flowing into her, had her decks and sides blown asunder, and became a total wreck: part of gear and materials, &c., saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,066, London, Thursday May 5 1859.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9700).

(No classification specified: cargo cited as lime, and date of loss as 30 April 1859). Blossom: this vessel burnt at Inverness. Capt. Hutchinson.
(Location of loss cited as N57 29.5 W4 15.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 16 November 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NH 663 462 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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