MHG50203 - Highland Mary: Littleferry, North Sea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (28/12/2006 17:25:06)
NH89NW 8007 c. 810 954
N57 55.9 W4 0.6

NLO: Littleferry [name: NH 805 956]
Golspie [name: NH 832 999]
Golspie Links [name centred NH 820 979]
Dornoch [name: NH 798 895]
Dornoch Firth [name centred NH 87 89].

Littleferry, 29th Sept. The HIGHLAND MARY (sloop), of Inverness, Campbell, from Burghead to Thurso, with freestone, struck on a sandbank near the entrance of this harbour to-day, and when the crew left her had more than a foot of water above the cabin floor.
Source: LL, No. 16,996, London, Saturday, October 3 1868.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11501).

(Classified as wooden smack: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 29 September 1879). Highland Mary: this vessel was lost at Littleferry,.
Registration: Inverness. Built 1862. 24grt. Length: 13m. Beam: 4m.
(Location of loss cited as N57 56.0 W4 0.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

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

Reference to maritime vessel. Nothing visible during field survey.

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Grid reference Centred NH 809 953 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH89NW

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