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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 853646

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


ND16NW 8058 c. 11 69

N58 36 W3 32

NLO: Thurso [name: ND 115 687]

Thurso Bay [name centred ND 115 699]

Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].

Possibly on map sheet ND17SW.

Thurso, 22nd Dec. The cargo of the SISTERS, of Wick, which was wrecked 20th Dec., is being saved.

Source: LL, No. 15,201, London, Friday, December 26 1862.

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10320).

(Classifed as schooner, with cargo of pavement: date of loss cited as 19 December 1862). Sisters: this vessel was wrecked in Thurso Bay.

Registration: Wick.

(Location of loss cited as N58 36.0 W3 31.5).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location of loss assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The classification and cargo cited by Whittaker remains unverified.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 January 2007.

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