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Hermine: Solas, North Uist, Atlantic

Brig (19th Century)

Site Name Hermine: Solas, North Uist, Atlantic

Classification Brig (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Hermione; Sollas; Loch Maddy; Lochmaddy; Hermine

Canmore ID 214119

Site Number NF87NW 8001

NGR NF 81 76

NGR Description NF c. 81 76

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Maritime - Western Isles
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NF87NW 8001 c. 81 76

N57 40 W7 21

NLO: Solas [name: NF 813 748]

Loch nam Madadh (Lochmaddy) [name: NF 918 689]

Loch Maddy (Loch nam Madadh) [name centred NF 931 685]

North Uist [name centred NF 85 72].

Possibly on map sheet NF87SW.

21st February 1885, HERMINE, 22 yrs old, registered Cork, wooden brig, 224 tons, 7 crew, Master and Owner J. Molony, Cork. Departed Troon for Limerick carrying coal. Wind S10, stranded Sollas, N. Uist, Hebrides.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1884-85 (1887 [C.5094] LXXIV.247).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1965).

(Classified as wooden brig, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 21 February 1885). Hermine: this vessel stranded at Sollas [Solas], North Uist. Capt. Molony.

Registration: Cork. Built 1863. 224 tons unspecified.

(Location of loss cited as N57 40.0 W7 21.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

An alternative name of Hermione may be suggested for this vessel.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 28 September 2005.

Activities

Loss (21 February 1885)

21st February 1885, HERMINE, 22 yrs old, registered Cork, wooden brig, 224 tons, 7 crew, Master and Owner J. Molony, Cork. Departed Troon for Limerick carrying coal. Wind S10, stranded Sollas, N. Uist, Hebrides.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1884-85 (1887 [C.5094] LXXIV.247).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1965).

(Classified as wooden brig, with cargo of coal: date of loss cited as 21 February 1885). Hermine: this vessel stranded at Sollas [Solas], North Uist. Capt. Molony.

Registration: Cork. Built 1863. 224 tons unspecified.

(Location of loss cited as N57 40.0 W7 21.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (28 September 2005)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

An alternative name of Hermione may be suggested for this vessel.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 28 September 2005.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 3783

Name : HERMINE

Latitude : 574000

Longitude : 72100

Date Built : 1863

Registration : CORK

Type : BRIG (WOOD)

Tonnage : 224

Loss Day : 21

Loss Month : 2

Loss Year : 1885

Comment : Stranded Sollas, North Uist. Capt. Molony

Cargo : COAL

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