MHG54695 - Ella: Tails Of Elsay, Staxigoe, North Sea


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Type and Period (1)

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

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RCAHMS Canmore description:
ND35SE 8135 c. 388 520
N58 27.1 W3 3.0
NLO: Staxigoe [name: ND 384 525]
Tails of Elsay [name: ND 388 520]
Wick [name: ND 361 508].
(Classified as Schooner/Yacht; date of loss cited as 18 August 1871). Ella (Ellen?): this vessel was wrecked at Elze [Elsay], near Wick. Capt. Brown.
(Location of loss cited as N58 27.40 W3 3.00).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The current edition of the OS (GIS) MasterMap, evidently applies the name Tails of Elsay to an area of narrow rocky promontories and an offshore rock at ND 388 520, to the NE of the 'Cairn of Elsay' (ND35SE 6).
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 23 November 2010. <1>

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Grid reference ND 3880 5200 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet ND35SE
Geographical Area MARITIME

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