MHG50207 - Caroline: North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIGANTINE (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (29/12/2006 11:44:46)
NB84SE 8002 unlocated

NLO: Stornoway [name: NB 425 330]
Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750].

Stornoway, 2nd May [1864]. The CAROLINE (Dan. brgtne.), from Liverpool to Copenhagen, with salt, which sailed on the 29th Apl., after undergoing repairs here, was seen by some fishermen to go down the following day between this place and Cape Wrath. The crew took the boat and are supposed to have landed on the opposite coast. [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10614).

(Classified as brig, with cargo of salt: date of loss cited as 30 April 1864). Caroline: this vessel foundered between Stornoway and Cape Wrath. Regisdtration: Danish.
(Location of loss cited as N58 20.0 W5 40.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location that is cited by Whittaker. The vessel may have been lost within the area designated as Maritime - Western Isles.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 December 2006.

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