MHG50154 - Express: Cromarty Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (19/12/2006 17:09:06)
NH76NE 8019 c. 78 67
N57 41 W4 3

NLO: Cromarty [name: NH 786 677]
Cromarty Firth [name centred NH 69 67].

See also NH76NE 8020.

Cromarty, 24th Feb. The EXPRESS (sloop), of Wick, with herrings, and the LIFEBOAT (schr.), of Scarboro', from Dingwall to Newcastle, with staves, were stranded near here this evening: crews saved.
Source: LL, No. 16,497, London, Tuesday, February 26 1867.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11206).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of herring: date of loss cited as 24 February 1867). Express: this vessel stranded near Cromarty. All gone? See Express May 1867?
Registration: Wick. Built 1861. Length: 24m. Beam: 6m.
(location of loss cited as N57 41.0 W4 1.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 19 December 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NH 78 66 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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