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Anglia: Scurdie Ness, Montrose, North Sea

Steam Paddle Tug (20th Century)

Site Name Anglia: Scurdie Ness, Montrose, North Sea

Classification Steam Paddle Tug (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Midlead Rock; Mid Lead Rock; Scurdyness; Scurdy Ness; River South Esk; Montrose Harbour Approach; Anglia

Canmore ID 201065

Site Number NO75NW 8069

NGR NO 733 567

NGR Description NO c. 733 567

Datum Datum not recorded

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  • Council Angus
  • Parish Maritime - Angus
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NO75NW 8069 c. 733 567

N56 42.1 W2 26.3

NLO: Montrose [name: NO 720 572]

Scurdie Ness [name: NO 735 567].

Possibly on map sheet NO75SW.

Location formerly entered as NO c. 73 55 [N56 41 W2 26].

(Classified as iron steam paddle tug, in ballast: date of loss cited as 1 February 1913). Anglia: this vessel stranded at Mid Lead Rock, near Scurdyness [Scurdie Ness].

Registration: Dundee. Built 1885. 126grt. Length: 30m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 42.00 W2 26.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

(Location re-entered as NO c. 733 567 [N56 42.1 W2 26.3]). The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. The location of Mid Lead or Midlead Rock cannot be established from the available map evidence.

The prominent rocky headland of Scurdie Ness is also known as Montrose Ness or Montroseness. It is situated on the S side of the entrance to the lengthy approach (from the E) to Montrose Harbour or the Port of Montrose (NO75NW 44.00).

The loss of this vessel may have occurred within the area of map sheet NO75SW.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 November 2001.

Activities

Loss (1 February 1913)

(Classified as iron steam paddle tug, in ballast: date of loss cited as 1 February 1913). Anglia: this vessel stranded at Mid Lead Rock, near Scurdyness [Scurdie Ness].

Registration: Dundee. Built 1885. 126grt. Length: 30m. Beam: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N56 42.00 W2 26.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Named Location (Nlo) (5 November 2001)

NLO: Montrose [name: NO 720 572]

Scurdie Ness [name: NO 735 567].

Possibly on map sheet NO75SW.

Location formerly entered as NO c. 73 55 [N56 41 W2 26].

Note (5 November 2001)

(Location re-entered as NO c. 733 567 [N56 42.1 W2 26.3]). The location assigned to this record is essentially arbitrary. The location of Mid Lead or Midlead Rock cannot be established from the available map evidence.

The prominent rocky headland of Scurdie Ness is also known as Montrose Ness or Montroseness. It is situated on the S side of the entrance to the lengthy approach (from the E) to Montrose Harbour or the Port of Montrose (NO75NW 44.00).

The loss of this vessel may have occurred within the area of map sheet NO75SW.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 November 2001.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 2755

Name : ANGLIA

Latitude : 564200

Longitude : 22600

Date Built : 1885

Registration : DUNDEE

Type : S. TUG (IRON)(PADD)

Tonnage : 126

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 30

Beam : 5

Draught : 3m

Loss Day : 1

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1913

Comment : Stranded at Mid Lead rock, near Scurdyness

Cargo : BALLAST

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