MHG50158 - Thornbush: Inverness Harbour, Beauly Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (20/12/2006 12:59:57)
NH64NE 8013 c. 664 462
N57 29.2 W4 13.7

NLO: Beauly Firth [name centred NH 59 47]
Inverness [name: NH 665 455].

Inverness, 10th Mar [1862]. The THORNBUSH (smack), of and from this port, for Invergordon, with lime, took fire in the harbour here 6th Mar., and was scuttled, after part of the cargo had been taken out: a further quantity has been since discharged at low water, but the vessel remains aground with her deck blown up. [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10210).

(Classified as smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 6 march 1862). Thornbush: this vessel burnt in Inverness Harbour.
(Location of loss cited as N57 29.5 W4 15.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 December 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NH 663 462 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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