MHG54434 - Samuel And Sarah: Whiten Head, 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:
NC46SE 8007.01 478 627
N58 32 W4 35.5
NLO: Whiten Head or An Ceann Geal [name: NC 502 687]
Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
Wick, 26th May. The SAMUEL & SARAH, Walker, of Whitby, from Newcastle for Dublin, sprang a leak and disabled her rudder, 18th May, and was run on shore on 20th, at Wheten [Whiten] Head, near the river Hope, with 5 feet water in the hold, a total wreck: crew saved.
Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 11,602, London, Friday May 30 1851.
NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 8684).
(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 20 May 1851). Samuel & Sarah: this vessel was wrecked at Whiten Head, near River Hope. Capt. Walker.
Registration: Whitby.
(Location of loss cited as N58 32.0 W4 35.5).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 June 2008. <1>

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Grid reference NC 4780 6269 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet NC46SE
Geographical Area MARITIME

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