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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 848061

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NC57NW 8001 unlocated

NLO: Whiten Head or An Ceann Geal [name: NC 502 687]

Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750]

Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Formerly entered as NC56NW 8003 (unlocated).

Inverness, 19th Dec. 'The FARMER, of this port, from Liverpool to Hull, was totally lost off Whitenhead [Whiten Head] 6th inst.'.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 9605, London, Tuesday December 24 1844.

NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7911).

(Classified as brigantine: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 6 December 1844). Farmer: this vessel was lost off Whitenhead [Whiten Head].

Registration: Inverness. Built 1841. 80 tons burthern. Length: 18m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 40.0 W4 35.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary, being derived from the unverified location of loss that is cited by Whittaker.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 October 2005.

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