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Fremad: Inch Garvie, Forth Of Firth

Schooner (19th Century)

Site Name Fremad: Inch Garvie, Forth Of Firth

Classification Schooner (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Queensferry Narrows; Inchgarvie Island; Middle Forth Estuary; Fremad

Canmore ID 199017

Site Number NT17NW 8012

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 8012 c. 136 795

N56 0 W3 23.1

NLO: Inch Garvie [NT 136 795].

2nd November 1884, FREMAD, 23 yrs old, registered Norway, wooden schooner, 48 tons, 4 crew. Master and Owner S. E. Salvesen, Grimstad, Norway. Departed Borrowstoneness [Bo'ness] for Grimstad, carrying coal. Wind calm, stranded Inchgarvie, Firth of Forth.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1884-85 (1887 [C.5094] LXXIV.247).

FREMAD. North Queensferry, Nov. 7, 5 15 p.m.. The Norwegian schooner FREMAD, stranded on Inchgarvie Island, Firth of Forth, on the 2d inst.. Cargo (coal) saved. Vessel has become a total wreck.

Source: Maritime Intelligence, Shipping & Mercantile Gazette and LL, No. 14,734, London, Saturday November 8 1884.

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1949).

(Classified as wooden schooner, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 2 November 1884). This vessel stranded on Inchgarvie.

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location of this loss may lie within the quasi-administrative areas designated as Maritime - West Lothian or Maritime - Fife.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 October 2001.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 3442


Latitude : 560006

Longitude : 32300

Date Built : 1861

Registration : NORWEGIAN


Tonnage : 48

Loss Day : 2

Loss Month : 11

Loss Year : 1884

Comment : Stranded Inchgarvie. Capt. Salvesen

Cargo : COAL


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