MHG50061 - Iris: Poolewe, Loch Ewe

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  • WRECK (Undated)

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NMRS Report: (21/11/2007 14:05:14)
NG88SE 8002 c. 85 81
N57 46 W5 37

NLO: Loch Ewe [name centred NG 84 86]
Poolewe [name: NG 858 808].

Possibly on map sheet NG 88SW.

Stornoway, 6th Oct. The IRIS, McKenzie, from Liverpool, was driven ashore at Poolewe during the gale 3rd Oct.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,516, London, Friday October 12 1860.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 9924).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 3 October 1860). Iris: this vessel stranded at Poolewe. Capt. McKenzie.
(Location of loss cited as N57 46.0 W5 36.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location and map sheet assigned to this record remain unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 November 2006.




<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 284915 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Grid reference Centred NG 85 80 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NG88SE

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