MHG50039 - Eugenie: Little Minch


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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 12:39:34)
NG37NW 8001 unlocated

Corry (Isle of Skye), 16th May. The EUGENIE (ship), of Bordeaux, Dupuy, from Liverpool to Holmsund, with bricks and salt, struck on a sunken rock in the Little Minch, off the North end of this Island 12th May, and is likely to become a total wreck.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,078, London, Thursday May 19 1859.

Stornoway, 16th May. The EUGENIE, Dupuy, from Liverpool to Holmsund, which struck on a rock in the Little Minch 12th May, has broken her back, and may be considered a total wreck: part of stores saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,079, London, Friday May 20 1859.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9704).

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are arbitrary; the loss may have occurred within the area designated Maritime - Western Isles. Rubha Hunish, the most northerly point of Skye, is at NG 408 771.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 16 November 2006.

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