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Reference

Date 19 April 2012

Event ID 936865

Category Documentary Reference

Type Reference

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/936865

UKHO Identifier : 001925

Feature Class : Wreck

State : LIVE

Classification : Unclassified

Position (Lat/long) : 57.73389,-6.96528

Horizontal Datum : ORDNANCE SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN (1936)

WGS84 Position (Lat/long) : 57.73354,-6.96626

WGS84 Origin : 3-D Cartesian Shift (BW)

Position Quality : Unreliable

Depth Quality : Depth unknown

Water Depth : 14

Vertical Datum : Mean Low Water Springs

Name : BRIGADIER

Type : IRON PADDLE STEAMER

Flag : BRITISH

Length : 55.0

Beam : 6.5

Draught : 2.9

Tonnage : 275

Tonnage Type : Gross

Cargo : GENERAL

Date Sunk : 07/12/1896

Bottom Texture : Rock

Contact Description : Notable debris

Original Sensor : Diver Sighting

Last Sensor : Diver Sighting

Original Detection Year : 1979

Last Detection Year : 1987

Original Source : Divers

Last Source : Divers

Circumstances of Loss : **EX- CYGNUS, BUILT 1854 BY JAMES HENDERSON & SONS, RENFEW WITH 2 CYLINDER OSCILLATING ENGINE. OWNED AT TIME OF LOSS BY D MACBRAYNE, GLASGOW FOR USE AS THE LOCHMADDY-PORTREE FERRY. STRUCK DUNCAN ROCK, LOCH RODEL. (SIBI)

Surveying Details : **H4893/77 23.8.79 LIES ON NE SIDE OF DUNCAN ROCK IN GEN DEPTH 14MTRS. WELL BROKEN UP. BOILER REMAINS INTACT AND LARGE PIECES OF WK ARE IDENTIFIABLE. LIES WITHIN LARGE ROCK GULLIES AND NOTHING PROJECTS ABOVE SURROUNDING ROCKS. (RAF CONINGSBY SAC, 1979) NCA, POSN 574402N, 065755W [OGB] FOR FILING ONLY, EXISTING SCALES TOO SMALL.

**H1310/87/5 1.2.88 WKGE COVERED WITH GROWTH AND SPREAD OVER LARGE AREA. LARGE PIECES OF WKGE INCLUDE BOILER AND PADDLE WHEEL COAMING. MOST OF HULL PROTRUDES LESS THAN 1MTR ABOVE SEABED. (R BANKS, RAF ABINGDON, 18.12.87). NCA.

Charting Comments : EXISTING SCALES TOO SMALL

Date Last Amended : 14/12/2009

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