MHG54803 - Oak: Lybster, North Sea


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

RCAHMS Canmore description:
ND23SW 8021 c. 24 34
N58 17 W3 18
NLO: Lybster [name: ND 248 355]
Lybster Bay [name centred ND 248 345].
(Classified as brig, with cargo of herring: date of loss cited as 24 August 1845). Oak: this vessel stranded at Lybster, much damaged. All gone?
Registration: Aberdeen. Built 1815. 119 tons burthern.
(Location of loss cited as N58 17.75 W3 17.00).
I G Whittaker 1998.
The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.
The size of the vessel and the rig specified suggest that this vessel was a cargo vessel with a cargo of herring, rather than a fishing vessel as such.
It remains unclear whether or not this vessel was successfully recovered.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 31 December 2010. <1>

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Grid reference ND 2399 3399 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet ND23SW
Geographical Area MARITIME

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