MHG50195 - Norna: Loch Duich


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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: (06/08/2007 15:18:00)
NG82SE 8003 c. 88 25
N57 16 W5 31

NLO: Loch Duich [name centred NG 91 21]
Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25].

Possibly on map sheet NG82SE or NG92SW.

Inverness, 12th Oct. The NORNA (smack), of this place, from Kyleakin to Dornie, in ballast, sunk at her moorings at the entrance of Loch Duich, 15th Sept.: efforts have been made to raiseher, but without success.
Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 16,698, London, Saturday, October 19 [1867].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11296).

(Classified as smack, in ballast: date of loss cited as 15 September 1867). Norna: this vessel sank at anchor at the entrance to Loch Duich, near Inverness. Capt. Matheson. Registration: Inverness.
(Location of loss cited as N57 30.0 W4 20.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 28 December 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NG 87 24 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG82SE

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