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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 854588

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NG81SW 8003 unlocated

NLO: Loch Hourn [name centred NG 83 08]

Sound of Sleat [name centred NG 72 09].

Possibly on map sheets NG71SE, NG81SW, or NG90NW.

Corry by Broadford (Skye), 10th Mar. The GRACE GIBB (sloop), of Greenock, loading wood, and with about half her cargo on board, was driven on shore in Lochhourn [Loch Hourn], West coast of Invernesshire, on the night of the 5th Mar.: she is much damaged, having lost her stern-post and rudder.

Source: Additional Intelligence, LL, No. 14,956, London, Thursday, March 13 1862.

Kyleakin, 28th Mar. The GRACE GIBB, McNeill, from Portree (Skye) to Renfrew, which was driven ashore in Lochhourn [Loch Hourn] 5th Mar., is full of water and a total loss. [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/72 (no. 10212).

(Classified as wooden schooner: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 5 March 1862). Grace Gibb: this vessel stranded at Lochhourn [Loch Hourn]. Capt. McNeil.

Registration: Greenock. Built 1840. 51 tons grt. Length: 16m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 8.0 W5 35.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The map sheet assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 December 2006.

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