MHG50189 - Star: East Sutor, Cromarty Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (27/12/2006 12:07:26)
NH86NW 8012 unlocated

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

Cromarty, 27th Jan. The STAR (schr.), of Sunderland, with coals, was stranded near here at 12.30 p.m. to-day: vessel and cargo expected to be totally lost: crew saved.
Source: LL, No. 16,473, London, Tuesday, January 29 1867.

Inverness, 31st Jan. The STAR, of Sunderland, which went ashore on the East Sutor rocks 27th Jan., was bound to Lossiemouth, Woodford, master: the vessel has become a total wreck.
Source: LL, No. 16,477, London, Saturday, February 2 1867.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11186).

(Classified as schooner, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 27 January 1867). Star: this vessel was wrecked on East Sutor Rock, near Cromarty. Capt. Woodford. Registration: sunderland.
(Location of loss cited as N57 41.0 W4 0.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 December 2006.

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