MHG50043 - Tasmania: Loch Alsh


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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: (28/12/2006 16:32:24)
NG82NW 8003 c. 80 25
N57 16 W5 39

NLO: Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25].

Possibly on map sheets NG72NE or NG82SW.

Corry, by Broadford, 5th Dec. The TASMANIA (schr.), of and for Dublin, from Konisberg, with oil cake, was put ashore at Lochalsh, West coast of Ross-shire, during the night of 3rd Dec. The tide flows into her at high water, and the cargo will probably be nearly a total loss.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,253, London, Friday December 9 1859.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9769).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 November 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NG 79 24 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG72SE

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