MHG50192 - Ranger: North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (02/02/2007 16:18:09)
NC90NW 8001 unlocated

NLO: Brora [name: NC 909 040].

Possibly on map sheet NC90SW.

Brora, 7th Dec. The RANGER (smack), of Tain, McLeod, from Invergordon to Fearn, with railway sleepers, was run ashore North of this place 3rd Dec., in a leaky state, is embedded in the sand, and the tide ebbs and flows in her: spars, sails, &c., landed, and cargo discharging.
Source: LL, No. 15,498, London, Friday, December 11 1863.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10497).

(Classified as wooden wherry, with cargo of railway sleepers: date of loss cited as 3 December 1863). Ranger: this vessel stranded North of Brora. Capt. McLeod.
Registration: Inverness. Built 1863. 19grt. Length: 11m. Beam: 5m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 2.0 W3 50.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
The classification cited by Whittaker remains unverified. That cited in the original account is preferred.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 27 December 2006.

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