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Date 5 March 1862

Event ID 568512

Category Documentary Reference

Type Loss


Corry by Broadford (Skye), 10th Mar. The GRACE GIBB (sloop), of Greenock, loading wood, and with about half her cargo on board, was driven on shore in Lochhourn [Loch Hourn], West coast of Invernesshire, on the night of the 5th Mar.: she is much damaged, having lost her stern-post and rudder.

Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 14,956, London, Thursday, March 13 1862.

Kyleakin, 28th Mar. The GRACE GIBB, McNeill, from Portree (Skye) to Renfrew, which was driven ashore in Lochhourn [Loch Hourn] 5th Mar., is full of water and a total loss. [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10212).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 5 March 1862). Grace Gibb: this vessel stranded at Lochhourn [Loch Hourn]. Capt. McNeil.

Registration: Greenock. Built 1840. 51 tons grt. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 8.0 W5 35.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

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