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Reference

Date 19 April 2012

Event ID 938531

Category Documentary Reference

Type Reference

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/938531

UKHO Identifier : 003956

Feature Class : Wreck

Wreck Category : Wreck showing any portion of hull or superstructure

State : LIVE

Classification : Unclassified

Position (Lat/long) : 55.91963,-5.05727

Horizontal Datum : ETRS 1989

WGS84 Position (Lat/long) : 55.91963,-5.05727

WGS84 Origin : Block Shift

Previous Position : 55.91972,-5.05612

Position Method : Horizontal sextant angle

Position Quality : Precisely known

Depth Quality : Depth unknown

Water Depth : 2

Vertical Datum : Mean Low Water Springs

Name : UNKNOWN

Type : M MINESWEEPER & BARGE

Contact Description : Entire wreck

Original Sensor : Video Sensor

Last Sensor : None reported

Original Detection Year : 1954

Last Detection Year : 1987

Original Source : Naval Vessel

Last Source : Other

Surveying Details : **H653/54 17.2.54 INS ST IN 555508N, 050322W OR 003.25DEGS, 3.59M FROM ARDBERG PT. (HMS ANDREW). BR STD.

**11.7.66 WOODEN VESSEL, PROBABLY A MMS OR A M LAUNCH, APPARENTLY SUNK BY EXPLOSION. BOW SECTION LIES ABOUT 100FT FROM REMAINDER OF VESSEL. LENGTH 60-80FT. (C GRIEV).

**27.10.66 WK IS A 3-SCREW MOTOR MINESWEEPER. IT WAS SUNK ABOUT 20 YEARS AGO. BOW SECTION 15FT LONG IS EXPOSED, 0.75FT SHOWING AT HIGH WATER. THE REMAINDER IS LYING 50YDS OFF-SHORE. (W ELLIOT, 28.9.66).

**26.2.75 SHOWN IN 55511N, 050322W ON SURVEY [E9179] OF 1952. AMEND POSN. BR STD.

**5.3.87 THE REMAINS OF TWO VESSELS, EITHER MINESWEEPERS OR MTBS, AND A SMALL BARGE LIE IN THIS AREA. ONE VESSEL LIES IN 60FT OF WATER AND THE OTHER IN 150FT. THE BARGE LIES BETWEEN THEM IN 80FT AND IS ABOUT 60FT LONG. (S R FRENCH, 16.2.87. NCA YET.

POSITIONS BELOW THIS POINT ARE IN DEGREES, MINUTES AND DECIMALS OF A MINUTE

**30.1.03 EUT POSN: 5555.178N, 0503.436W. NE 1906.

Chart Symbol : ST

Date Last Amended : 29/07/2009

Date Position Last Amended : 29/07/2009

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