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James: Firth Of Forth

Craft (19th Century)

Site Name James: Firth Of Forth

Classification Craft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Near North Berwick'; Outer Forth Estuary; James

Canmore ID 196428

Site Number NT58NE 8003

NGR NT 55 85

NGR Description NT c. 55 85

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Maritime - East Lothian
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT58NE 8003 c. 55 85

N56 3 W2 43

NLO: North Berwick [name: NT 55 85].

See also NT27NE 8014.

Possibly on map sheet NT58NW.

The JAMES, James, from Galway to Newcastle: and the MARY, Dunlop, from Easdale to Leith: were totally wrecked on Sunday 6th inst., the former near North Berwick, the latter near Leith.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 4187, London, Tuesday September 15 1807.

NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 5588).

(No classification or cargo specified: date of loss cited as 6 September 1807). James: this vessel was wrecked near North Berwick. Capt. James.

(Location of loss cited as N56 4 W2 42.5).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 18 October 2001.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 8106

Name : JAMES

Latitude : 560400

Longitude : 24230

Loss Day : 6

Loss Month : 9

Loss Year : 1807

Comment : Wrecked near North Berwick. Capt. James


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