MHG50210 - C H Trumbull: Kinlochbervie, North Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • BRIGANTINE (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (03/01/2007 12:46:10)
NC25NW 8008 c. 22 56
N58 27 W5 3

NLO: Kinlochbervie [name: NC 220 564].

Kinlochbervie, 16th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL (brigtne.), of Bermuda, Kerr, from Runcorn to Pernau, with salt, struck heavily on the rocks in the Minch, this morning, afterwards got off and became embedded in the sand: crew saved.
Source: LL, No. 16,853, London, Monday, April 20 1868.

Kinlochbervie, 17th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL is ashore about 12 miles SW of Cape Wrath, and is likely to become a total wreck: she is embedded 7 or 8 feet in the sand, and lies with a list, and five feet 8 inches water in the weather pump.
Source: LL, No. 16,853, London, Monday, April 20 1868.

Wick, 25th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL has again taken the shore at Kinlochbervie, and is now likely to become a total wreck.
Source: LL, No. 16,860, London, Tuesday, April 28 1868.

Durness, 29th Apl. The C. H. TRUMBULL, of Bermuda, has been surveyed, and recommended to be sold.
Source: LL, No. 16,865, London, Monday, May 4 1868.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11425).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 24 April 1868). G H Trumbull: this vessel was wrecked at Kinlochbervie.
(Location of loss cited as N58 27.75 W5 3.5).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The variation on the name of this vessel that is cited by Whittaker remains unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 January 2007.

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Grid reference Centred NC 21 55 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC25NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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