MHG50304 - Alliance: Kyle Rhea


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Undated)
  • SCHOONER (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (22/01/2007 17:11:28)
NG72SE 8008 c. 79 22
N57 14 W5 40

NLO: Kyle Rhea [name centred NG 795 225]
Loch Alsh [name centred NG 80 25]
Kyleakin [name: NG 754 263]
Kyle Akin [name centred NG 758 268].

Possibly on map sheet NG71NE, NG81NW or NG82SW.

Corry by Broadford, 1st Apl. The ALLIANCE (schr.), of Wick, from Castlehill to Silloth, with paving stones, got on a rock in the Sound of Kyleakin 30th Mar., and it is doubtful whether she can be got off.
Source: LL, No. 14,975, London, Friday, April 4 1862.

Kyle Rhea, 31st Mar. The ALLIANCE, Dunnet, from Castlehill to Silloth, which ran aground in the channel here, yesterday, has broken her keel, is hogged, and the tide ebbs and flows in her.
Source: LL, No. 14,980, London, Thursday, April 10 1862.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10217).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 22 January 2007.

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Grid reference Centred NG 79 22 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG72SE

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