MHG54433 - Rapture: Loch Eriboll, Pentland Firth


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

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RCAHMS Canmore description:
NC46NE 8011 c. 46 65
N58 33 W4 38
NLO: Loch Eriboll [name centred NC 44 60]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
12 March 1890. RAPTURE. 6 years. Not reg. Wood lugger. 25 ton. 9 men. Master and owner G. Smith, Portessie, Banffshire. Buckie to fishing. Ballast. 7 dead. Wind WSW9. At the head of Loch Eriboll, Sutherlandshire.
Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1889-90 (1890-91 [C.6468] LXXVI.485).
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1494).
(Classified as wooden lugger, in ballast: registration number cited as BF 1263 and date of loss as 12 March 1890). Rapture: this vessel foundered [at the] Head of Loch Eriboll.Capt. Smith.
Registration: Portessie. Built 1884. 25 tons register. Length: 15m.
(Location of loss cited as N58 33.0 W4 38.0).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 November 2003. <1>

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Grid reference NC 4599 6499 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet NC46SE
Geographical Area MARITIME

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