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Janet Thompson: Port Seton Harbour, Firth Of Forth

Lugger (20th Century)

Site Name Janet Thompson: Port Seton Harbour, Firth Of Forth

Classification Lugger (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Port Seaton; Musselburgh; Cockenzie; Outer Forth Estuary; Janet Thompson

Canmore ID 200750

Site Number NT47NW 8003

NGR NT 404 759

NGR Description NT c. 404 759

Datum Datum not recorded

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

Archaeology Notes

NT47NW 8003 c. 404 759

N55 58.3 W2 57.3

NLO: Cockenzie [name: NT 400 758]

Musselburgh [name: NT 347 727].

(Classified as 'lugsail (wood)', in ballast: date of loss cited as 8 January 1908). Janet Thompson: this vessel was driven from moorings and stranded at Port Seaton [Seton]. Capt. Lyall.

Not registered. Built 1901. 5 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N55 58.5 W2 58.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Port Seton harbour (NT47NW 18) is at NT 404 759.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 August 2005.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 6047

Name : JANET THOMPSON

Latitude : 555830

Longitude : 25800

Date Built : 1901

Registration : Not Registered

Type : LUGSAIL (WOOD)

Tonnage : 5

Loss Day : 8

Loss Month : 1

Loss Year : 1908

Comment : Driven from moorings and stranded at Port Seaton. Capt. Lyall

Cargo : BALLAST

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