MHG50218 - Dunrobin: River Thurso, Thurso Bay, Pentland Firth
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Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (09/05/2007 14:13:40)
ND16NW 8059 c. 122 688
N58 36.9 W3 30.7
NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
Thurso, 25th Dec. The DUNROBIN, of Wick, Murray, had her stern stove, and bow-sprit, sails, &c., carried away here in the hurricane of the 19th, by the BETSY DAVIDSON, of Wick, which carried away her moorings: the DUNROBIN afterwards broke from her moorings, and drove up on the East side of the river. [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10323).
(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 19 December 1862). Dunrobin: this vessel stranded, high and dry, near Thurso. Capt. Murray. Probably all gone?
(Location of loss cited as N58 36.5 W3 30.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.
A location at ND c. 122 688 may be suggested for this stranding. The River Thurso (Thurso River) enters the SE corner of Thurso Bay through a well-defined mouth.
The location of loss cited by Whittaker remains unverified.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 January 2007.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 122 688 (20m by 20m)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/285590 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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