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Rambler: Port Nan Giuran, Lewis, North Minch

Lugger (19th Century)

Site Name Rambler: Port Nan Giuran, Lewis, North Minch

Classification Lugger (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Sy 81; Broad Bay; Loch A Tuath; Isle Of Lewis; Eye Peninsula; An Rubha; Tiumpan Head; Portnaguran; Portnaguiran; Rambler (Sy 81)

Canmore ID 217577

Site Number NB53NE 8002

NGR NB 565 377

NGR Description NB c. 565 377

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

NB53NE 8002 c. 565 377

N58 15.6 W6 9.1

NLO: Broad Bay or Loch a Tuath [name centred NB 49 36]

Stornoway [name: NB 425 330]

Tiumpan Head (Rubha an t-Siumpain) [name: NB 573 377]

Port nan Giuran [name: NB 565 377].

8 October 1892. RAMBLER. 10 years. Not reg. Wood fishing lugger. 18 ton. None on board. Master and owner D. Macauley, Portnaguiran, Lewis. Anchored at Portnaguiran. Ballast. Wind N8. Portnaguiran, Lewis.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1892-93 (1894 [C.7324] LXXVI.505).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1289).

(Classified as wooden lugger, in ballast: registration number cited as SY 81, and date of loss as 8 October 1892). Rambler: this vessel was driven from anchor and stranded at Portnaguiran [Port nan Giuran], Lewis.

Registration: Stornoway. Built 1882. 18 tons register. Length: 13m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 15.50 W6 10.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 June 2002.

Activities

Loss (8 October 1892)

8 October 1892. RAMBLER. 10 years. Not reg. Wood fishing lugger. 18 ton. None on board. Master and owner D. Macauley, Portnaguiran, Lewis. Anchored at Portnaguiran. Ballast. Wind N8. Portnaguiran, Lewis.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1892-93 (1894 [C.7324] LXXVI.505).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1289).

(Classified as wooden lugger, in ballast: registration number cited as SY 81, and date of loss as 8 October 1892). Rambler: this vessel was driven from anchor and stranded at Portnaguiran [Port nan Giuran], Lewis.

Registration: Stornoway. Built 1882. 18 tons register. Length: 13m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 15.50 W6 10.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (26 June 2002)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 June 2002.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 4381

Name : RAMBLER (SY 81)

Latitude : 581530

Longitude : 61000

Date Built : 1882

Registration : STORNOWAY

Type : LUGGER (WOOD)

Tonnage : 18

Tonnage Code : R

Length : 13

Loss Day : 8

Loss Month : 10

Loss Year : 1892

Comment : Driven from anchor and stranded at Portnaguiran, Lewis. Capt. Macauley

Cargo : BALLAST

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