MHG50206 - Hart: Muirtown, Inverness, Caledonian Canal


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (29/12/2006 11:21:56)
NH64NE 8015 c. 653 452
N57 28.6 W4 14.8

Possibly on map sheet NH64SE.

NLO: Inverness [name: NH 66 45].

Inverness, 14th Jan. The HART (Irish smack), with potatoes, went down in the [Caledonian] Canal, nearly opposite the Smithy below Muirtown Bridge, and after sinking, heeled over with her mast in the water.
Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 15,528, London, Saturday, January 16 [1864].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10542).

The location and map sheet assigned to this record are essentially tentative.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by Whittaker, presumably suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 December 2006.

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Grid reference Centred NH 653 451 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH64NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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