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Helen: Port Gill, Mull Of Logan, Rhinns Of Galloway, North Channel

Barque (19th Century)

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

Classification Barque (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Portlogan; Port Nessock; Portlogan; Irish Sea; Helen

Canmore ID 123579

Site Number NX04SE 8012

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 8012 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 also entered as Site no. 2 at cited location NW 9300 3000 (N 54 37.35 W 5 12.41), as NW93SE 8001 (unlocated), and as NX04SE 8105 at cited location 0765 43007 (N54 44.6 W4 59.3).

Possibly in Irish Waters.

(Classified as barque, with cargo of coal: date cited as 14 November 1895). Helen: this vessel is presumed to have foundered in the North Channel. Wreckage was washed ashore at Port Gill.

Registration: Norwegian.

(Location of loss cited as N54 45.0 W5 5.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location, quasi-administrative area and date of loss assigned to this record are essentially arbitrary, being derived from the reported discovery of wreckage. The vessel may have foundered beyond Scottish waters.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 June 2005.

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Evidence Of Loss (14 November 1895)

(Classified as barque, with cargo of coal: date cited as 14 November 1895). Helen: this vessel is presumed to have foundered in the North Channel. Wreckage was washed ashore at Port Gill.

Registration: Norwegian.

(Location of loss cited as N54 45.0 W5 5.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (14 June 2005)

The location, quasi-administrative area and date assigned to this record are essentially arbitrary, being derived from the reported discovery of wreckage. The vessel may have foundered beyond Scottish waters.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 June 2005.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 9004

Name : HELEN

Latitude : 544500

Longitude : 50500

Registration : NORWEGIAN

Type : BARQUE

Loss Day : 14

Loss Month : 11

Loss Year : 1895

Comment : Presumed foundered in the North Channel, wreckage washed ashore at Port Gill

Cargo : COAL

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