MHG50190 - Village Maid: Tain, Dornoch Firth


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (27/12/2006 12:44:27)
NH78SE 8005 c. 78 82
N57 49 W4 3

NLO: Tain [name: NH 778 822]
Dornoch Firth [name centred NH 87 89].

Inverness, 7th Mar. The VILLAGE MAID (slp.), of Port St. Mary, Isle of Man, was destroyed by fire whilst lying on the beach at Tain, after discharging her cargo.
Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 16,507, London, Saturday, March 9 [1867].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11218).

(Classified as wooden smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 7 March 1867). Village Maid: this vessel was destroyed by fire on the beach at tain. Capty. Collister.
Registration; Douglas, IoM. Built 1846. 54 tons register. Length: 18m. Beam: 6m.
(Location of loss cited as N57 49.5 W4 3.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. The River Tain enters the Dornoch Firth at NH 785 824.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 December 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NH 78 82 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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