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Turo: Inch Garvie, Forth Of Firth

Schooner (20th Century)

Site Name Turo: Inch Garvie, Forth Of Firth

Classification Schooner (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Queensferry Narrows; Inchgarvie; Thuro; Thyra; Thura; Karreboek; Middle Forth Estuary

Canmore ID 120204

Site Number NT17NW 8006

NGR NT 136 795

NGR Description NT c. 136 795

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Maritime - Edinburgh, City Of
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT17NW 8006 c. 136 795

N56 0 W3 23.1

NLO: Inch Garvie [NT 136 795].

Formerly entered as NT17NW 191 at cited location NT 1373 7951 (N56 W3 23).

(Classified as Wooden Schooner, with cargo of pit props: date of loss cited as 13 November 1901). Thura: this vessel stranded on Inchgarvie [Inch Garvie]. Capt. Lindskog.

Registration: Swedish. Built 1890. 164 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N56 0.10 W3 23.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location and quasi-administrative area assigned to this record are essentially tentative. The loss may alternatively have occurred within the quasi-administrative areas designated as Maritime - Fife or Maritime - West Lothian.

The form and spelling of the name of this vessel remain unclear.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 May 2004.

This vessel is not cited as either a wreck or a casualty in official Danish statistics, which are generally comprehensive and reliable. This may suggest that she was successfully recovered.

Information from Serena Cant (NMRC), 10 January 2008.

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