MHG50042 - Bee: Scrabster Harbour, Thurso Bay, Pentland Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (08/05/2007 17:17:43)
ND17SW 8042 c. 101 702
N58 37 W3 32

NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Scrabster [name: ND 102 702].
Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND16NW.

Not to be confused with NT29SE 8023.

Scrabster, 31st Oct. The BEE, (smack) of Wick, Sinclair, from this place to Macduff, with pavement, sunk in the harbour 29th Oct., and will become a wreck.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,225, London, Monday November 7 1859.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9750).

(Classified as smack, with cargo of pavement: date of loss cited as 29 October 1859). Bee: this vessel sank in Scrabster harbour.
(Location of loss cited as N58 36.75 W3 32.75).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Scrabster harbour (ND17SW 5) is at ND 102 703.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 16 November 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 101 701 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND17SW

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