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Resmilo: Peterhead Bay, North Sea

Steam Trawler (20th Century)

Site Name Resmilo: Peterhead Bay, North Sea

Classification Steam Trawler (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) St 258; 'east Of Peterhead'; Peterhead, Outer Harbour, Entrance; Peterhead Harbour, South Breakwater; Resmilo

Canmore ID 208455

Site Number NK14NW 8305

NGR NK 13 45

NGR Description NK c. 13 45

Datum Datum not recorded

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Maritime - Aberdeenshire
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NK14NW 8305 c. 13 45

N57 30 W1 47

NLO: Peterhead [name: NK 135 465]

Peterhead Bay [name centred NJ 131 454].

Formerly entered as NE15NW 8001 (Unlocated).

Possibly on map sheet NK14SW.

(Classified as Steel Trawler: date of loss cited as 20 June 1941). Resmilo: this vessel was sunk by aircraft in Peterhead Bay, at the end of the South Breakwater.

Registration: Grimsby. Built 1917. 258grt. Length: 37m. Beam: 7m.

(Location of loss cited as N57 29.8 W1 46.2).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location and map sheet assigned to this record are essentially tentative. The location cited by Whittaker remains unverified. Peterhead Bay forms the Outer Harbour or harbour of refuge (NK14NW 128.10) at Peterhead, and the (Northern) end of the South Breakwater (NK14NW 128.07) is at NK 1355 4517.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 15 January 2007.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 217

Name : RESMILO

Latitude : 572948

Longitude : 14612

Date Built : 1917

Registration : GRIMSBY

Type : TRAWLER (STEEL)

Tonnage : 258

Tonnage Code : G

Length : 37

Beam : 7

Draught : 4m

Loss Day : 20

Loss Month : 6

Loss Year : 1941

Comment : Sunk by A/C in Peterhead Bay at the end of the south breakwater.

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