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Eagle: South Pier, South Queensferry, Firth Of Forth

Steam Tug (20th Century)

Site Name Eagle: South Pier, South Queensferry, Firth Of Forth

Classification Steam Tug (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Hawes Pier; South Queensferry Pier; Queensferry Bay; Queensferry Narrows; Middle Forth Estuary; Eagle

Canmore ID 200809

Site Number NT17NW 8017

NGR NT 12 78

NGR Description NT c. 12 78

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 8017 c. 12 78

N55 59 W3 25

NLO: South Queensferry [name: NT 129 781].

(Classified as wooden steam tug, in ballast: date of loss cited as 7 March 1909). Eagle: this vessel was driven from moorings and stranded at South Queensferry Pier.

Registration: Coleraine. Built 1877. 2 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N55 59.5 W3 23.25).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. South Queensferry Pier cannot be identified from the available map evidence, but the term may refer to the Hawes Pier (NT17NW 172.00), at NT 13633 78497.

Infomation from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 November 2001.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 6160

Name : EAGLE

Latitude : 555930

Longitude : 32315

Date Built : 1877

Registration : COLERAINE


Tonnage : 2

Loss Day : 7

Loss Month : 3

Loss Year : 1909

Comment : Driven from mooring and stranded at South Queensferry Pier.



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