MHG54714 - Unknown: Wick Bay, North Sea


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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:
ND35SE 8155 c. 37 50
N58 26 W3 5
NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506]
Wick [name: ND 362 508].
(Classified as Fishing Vessels: date of loss cited as 19 August 1848). Unknown: eighteen fishing boats have been wrecked at Wick.
(Location of loss cited as N58 26.33 W3 4.00).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. These vessels evidently stranded, not necessarily at the same location. It remains unclear whether this occurred within or near Wick Harbour ((ND35SE 66.00: centred ND 36820 50670) or elsewhere in Wick Bay.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 November 2010. <1>

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Grid reference ND 3700 5000 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet ND35SE
Geographical Area MARITIME

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