MHG50232 - Sea Bird: Rispond, Loch Eriboll, Atlantic


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SMACK (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (17/08/2007 11:58:41)
NC46SE 8025 c. 45 63
N58 33 W4 40

NLO: Rispond [name: NC 451 654]
Rispond Bay [name centred NC 456 652]
Loch Eriboll [name centred NC 44 60]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheets NC46NE or NC46SW.

Loch Eriboll, 10th Jan. The SEA BIRD (smack), McIntosh, from Thurso, with a general cargo, broke from her moorings at Rispond, and sunk in the harbour: cargo landed in a damaged state.
Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 16,464, London, Friday, January 18 [1867].
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11182).

(Classified as smack, with general cargo; date of loss cited as 9 January 1867). Sea Bird: this vessel sank at Rispond Harbour. Capt. McIntosh. Registration: Wick. 22nrt.
(Location of loss cited as N58 33.0 W4 39.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tenttaive. Rispond Harbour is presumably to be equated with Rispond fishing station (NC46NE 1.00), which is centred around NC 45172 65378.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 January 2007.

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Grid reference Centred NC 45 63 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC46SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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