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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 847045

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


ND35SE 8104 c. 368 504

N58 26.3 W3 5

NLO: Wick Bay [name centred ND 376 506]

Wick [name: ND 362 508].

Wick, 10th Jan. 'The sloop JEAN & ANN, McKenzie, from Findhorn to Wick, went ashore at the back of the South Quay last night, and is expected to become a wreck; crew saved.'

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9622, London, Tuesday January 14 1845.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7922).

(Classified as sloop, with cargo of staves and bark: date of loss cited as 9 January 1845). Jean & Ann: this vessel stranded at the back of the South Quay, Wick [Harbour]. Capt. McKenzie.

Registration: Findhorn.

(Location of loss cited as N58 26.33 W3 5.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Wick Harbour (ND35SE 66.00) is centred at ND 36820 50670.

The cargo cited by Whittaker remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 October 2005.

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