MHG50168 - Emanuel: Wick Bay, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (21/12/2006 13:44:58)
ND35SE 8119 c. 376 506
N58 26.4 W3 4.1

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

Wick, 18th Mar. The EMANUEL, Arveskang, of and from Porsgrund, for this port, with billet wood, entered the bay last evening, and being unable to make the harbour, anchored: the vessel having previously sprung a leak, and the weather threatening, the crew left her, and during the night she dragged and went on shore, and has since become a total wreck.
Source: LL, No. 15,894, London, Monday, March 20 1865.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10812).

(Classified as schooner, with cargo of billet wood: date of loss cited as 17 March 1865). Emanuel: this vessel was wrecked at Wick harbour. Capt. Arveskaig. Registration: Porsgrund.
(Location of loss cited as N58 26.33 W3 4.5).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The location of loss cited by Whittaker remains unverified. Wick Harbour (ND35SE 66.00) is centred around ND 36820 50670.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 21 December 2006.

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Grid reference Centred ND 376 506 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND35SE

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