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Loss

Date 4 September 1907

Event ID 586407

Category Documentary Reference

Type Loss

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/586407

Quality of fix = PD

Horizontal Datum = OGB

Circumstances of Loss Details

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The steam dredger CALEDONIAN sank following a collision.

Surveying Details

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22 December 1986. The vessel sank off Kilchattan Bay, Bute.

Report by P J Moir, 26 November 1986.

Source: Hydrographic Office 1995.

(Classified as iron steam dredger, in ballast: date of loss cited as 4 September 1907). Caledonian: this vessel was in collision and sank near Kilchatten [Kilchattan] Bay, 0.5 mile from shore. Capt. Jackson (Scott?)

Registration: Grangemouth. Built 1874. 249grt. Length: 40m. Beam: 8m.

(Location of loss cited as N55 45.00 W5 0.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

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