MHG50223 - Adelaide: Freswick Bay, North Sea


No summary available.

Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SLOOP (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (10/05/2007 15:01:58)
ND36NE 8022 c. 383 675
N58 35.5 W3 3.7

NLO: Freswick Bay [name: ND 383 675].

Conisbay [Canisbay], 15th Nov. The ADELAIDE (sloop), Swanson, of and for Thurso, from Shields, with coals, got ashore in Freswick bay about 8 a.m. to-day, and has become a total wreck: wreck strewed about the beach: crew saved.
Source: LL, No. 16,099, London, Wednesday, November 15 1865.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10873).

(Classified as sloop: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 15 November 1865). Adelaide: this vessel was wrecked in Freswick Bay. Capt. Swanson. Registration: Thurso. 52nrt.
(Location of loss cited as N58 35.33 W3 4.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 10 May 2007.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 383 674 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND36NE

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.