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Belle Aventure: Port Gill, Mull Of Logan, Rhinns Of Galloway, North Channel

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Belle Aventure: Port Gill, Mull Of Logan, Rhinns Of Galloway, North Channel

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Belle Adventure; Bell Adventure; Port Nessock; Portlogan; Port Logan; Irish Sea; Belle Adventure (Bell Adventure ?)

Canmore ID 114411

Site Number NX04SE 8004

NGR NX 075 429

NGR Description NX c. 075 429

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Maritime - Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NX04SE 8004 c. 075 429

N54 44.6 W4 59.5

NLO: Port Gill [name: NX 075 429]

Mull of Logan [name: NX 074 417]

Port Logan [name: NX 096 403].

Port Nessock or Port Logan Bay [name centred NX 091 408].

Formerly entered as NX04SE 8068 at cited location 0786 4197 (N54 44.15 W4 59.08).

22 November 1881, BELLE AVENTURE, 20 yrs old, of Brixham, Lloyd's 12 A 1., cont. '73, 8 yrs, last survey 1.79, wooden schooner, 98 tons, 5 crew, Master E. Barter, Owner J. Barter, Portland, departed Gallipoli, Italy, for Glasgow, carrying olive oil, 2 lives lost, wind WSW10, stranded, total loss, Port Gill, near Port Logan, Wigtownshire.

Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1881-82 (1883 [C.3487] LXIII.135).

Stranraer, Nov. 22, 10.45 a.m., BELLE AVENTURE schooner, from Gallipoli for Glasgow (oil), total wreck at Portgill Kirkmaiden: two of crew saved, three drowned.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 21,083, London, Wednesday November 23 1881.

Drummore (by Stranraer), Nov. 22, 6.50 p.m., BELLE AVENTURE schooner, of Brixham, from Gallipol for Glasgow, cargo Gallipoli oil, Barter master, total wreck [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3226).

(Classified as wooden schooner, with cargo of olive oil: date of loss cited as 22 Noember 1881). Belle Adventure (Bell Adventure?): this vessel stranded at Port Gill, near Port Logan. Capt. Barton.

Registration: Brixham. Built 1861. 98 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N54 44.67 W4 59.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The form of the vessel's name that is cited in the primary account is preferred.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 May 2004.

Activities

Loss (22 November 1881)

22 November 1881, BELLE AVENTURE, 20 yrs old, of Brixham, Lloyd's 12 A 1., cont. '73, 8 yrs, last survey 1.79, wooden schooner, 98 tons, 5 crew, Master E. Barter, Owner J. Barter, Portland, departed Gallipoli, Italy, for Glasgow, carrying olive oil, 2 lives lost, wind WSW10, stranded, total loss, Port Gill, near Port Logan, Wigtownshire.

Source: PP Abstracts Returns of Wrecks and Casualties on Coasts of the UK 1881-82 (1883 [C.3487] LXIII.135).

Stranraer, Nov. 22, 10.45 a.m., BELLE AVENTURE schooner, from Gallipoli for Glasgow (oil), total wreck at Portgill Kirkmaiden: two of crew saved, three drowned.

Source: Shipping Intelligence, LL, No. 21,083, London, Wednesday November 23 1881.

Drummore (by Stranraer), Nov. 22, 6.50 p.m., BELLE AVENTURE schooner, of Brixham, from Gallipol for Glasgow, cargo Gallipoli oil, Barter master, total wreck [Record received incomplete].

NMRS, MS/829/69 (no. 3226).

(Classified as wooden schooner, with cargo of olive oil: date of loss cited as 22 November 1881). Belle Adventure (Bell Adventure?): this vessel stranded at Port Gill, near Port Logan. Capt. Barton.

Registration: Brixham. Built 1861. 98 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N54 44.67 W4 59.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (3 May 2004)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

The form of the vessel's name that is cited in the primary account is preferred.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 May 2004.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 3680

Name : BELLE ADVENTURE (BELL ADVENTURE ?)

Latitude : 544440

Longitude : 45900

Date Built : 1861

Registration : BRIXHAM

Type : SCHOONER (WOOD)

Tonnage : 98

Loss Day : 22

Loss Month : 11

Loss Year : 1881

Comment : Stranded at Port Gill, near Port Logan. Capt. Barton

Cargo : OLIVE OIL

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