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Date 24 February 1867

Event ID 570333

Category Documentary Reference

Type Loss


Cromarty, 24th Feb. The EXPRESS (sloop), of Wick, with herrings, and the LIFEBOAT (schr.), of Scarboro', from Dingwall to Newcastle, with staves, were stranded near here this evening: crews saved.

Source: LL, No. 16,497, London, Tuesday, February 26 1867.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 11206).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of herring: date of loss cited as 24 February 1867). Express: this vessel stranded near Cromarty. All gone? See Express May 1867?

Registration: Wick. Built 1861. Length: 24m. Beam: 6m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 41.00 W4 1.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

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