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Martin Luther: Elie Ness, Firth Of Forth

Barque (20th Century)

Site Name Martin Luther: Elie Ness, Firth Of Forth

Classification Barque (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Doneldy; Minerva; Outer Forth Estuary; Martin Luther (Ex. Doneldy, Minerva)

Canmore ID 200766

Site Number NT49NE 8028

NGR NT 496 993

NGR Description NT c. 496 993

Datum Datum not recorded

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  • Council Fife
  • Parish Maritime - Fife
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NT49NE 8028 c. 496 993

N56 11 W2 48.7

NLO: Elie [name: NT 493 997]

Elie Ness [name: NT 496 993].

Not to be confused with NG14SW 8001.

Possibly on map sheet NT59NW.

(Classified as wooden barque, with cargo of pit props: former names cited as Doneldy and Minerva, and date of loss as 23 September 1908). Martin Luther: this vessel stranded [on] Elie Ness.

Registration: Calmar [Kalmar]. Built 1864. 321grt. Length: 37m. Beam: 7m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 11.00 W2 48.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 November 2001.

Activities

Loss (23 September 1908)

(Classified as wooden barque, with cargo of pit props: former names cited as Doneldy and Minerva, and date of loss as 23 September 1908). Martin Luther: this vessel stranded [on] Elie Ness.

Registration: Calmar [Kalmar]. Built 1864. 321grt. Length: 37m. Beam: 7m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 11.00 W2 48.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (2 November 2001)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 November 2001.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 6135

Name : MARTIN LUTHER (EX. DONELDY, MINERVA)

Latitude : 561100

Longitude : 24830

Date Built : 1864

Registration : CALMAR

Type : BARQUE (WOOD)

Tonnage : 321

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 37

Beam : 7

Draught : 4m

Loss Day : 23

Loss Month : 9

Loss Year : 1908

Comment : Stranded Elie Ness

Cargo : PIT PROPS

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