MHG50157 - Isabella Anderson: Wick Harbour Entrance, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (20/12/2006 12:24:38)
ND35SE 8117 c. 368 509
N58 26.5 W3 5

NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506]
Wick [name: ND 362 508].

Wick, 11th Jan. The ISABELLA ANDERSON, (smack), of Inverness, Paterson, from Burghead, for Keiss, in taking the harbour 3rd Jan., unshipped her rudder, became unmanageable, was thrown across the mouth of the harbour, and became a wreck: crew saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 14,596, London, Tuesday January 15 1861.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10038).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 3 January 1861). Isabella Anderson: this vessel was wrecked at Wick Harbour. Capt. Patersen.
Registration: Inverness. Built 1852. 28 tons burthern. Length: 14m. Beam: 4m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 26.33 W3 5.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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Grid reference Centred ND 367 509 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND35SE
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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