MHG54731 - 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 8161 c. 376 506
N58 26.4 W3 4.1
NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506].
See also ND35SE 8165.
(No classification specified: date cited as 1848). Report that 41 boats have been wrecked in Wick Bay. (See 17/8/1848 for Peterhead). [No further information].
(Location of loss cited as N58 26.33 W3 4.00).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. This group of losses is possibly to be equated with that entered as ND35SE 8165.
It remains unclear whether or not these vessels stranded together and/or on the same occasion.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 November 2010. <1>

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Grid reference ND 3759 5059 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet ND35SE
Geographical Area MARITIME

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