MHG54432 - Sea Bird: Rispond, Loch Eriboll, Atlantic


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Type and Period (1)

  • WRECK (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

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RCAHMS Canmore description:
NC46NE 8010 c.451 653
N58 32.9 W4 39.8
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].
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 tentative. Rispond Harbour is presumably to be equated with Rispond fishing station (NC46NE 1.00), which is centred around NC 45172 65378.
The date of loss cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 January 2007. <1>

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Grid reference NC 4512 6536 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet NC46NE
Geographical Area MARITIME

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