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Grace Darling: Carradale Beach, Kintyre, Kilbrannan Sound, Firth Of Clyde

Ketch (19th Century)

Site Name Grace Darling: Carradale Beach, Kintyre, Kilbrannan Sound, Firth Of Clyde

Classification Ketch (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Carradale Bay; Outer Clyde Estuary; Grace Darling

Canmore ID 220236

Site Number NR83NW 8006

NGR NR 809 369

NGR Description NR c. 809 369

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Maritime - Argyll And Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

NR83NW 8006 c. 809 369

N55 34.6 W5 28.6

NLO: Carradale [name: NR 813 383]

Carradale Bay [name centred NR 809 369]

Carradale Point [name: NR 815 362]

Kilbrannan Sound [name centred NR 83 40].

Not to be confused with the 1859 loss of the same name nearby, for which see NR83NW 8005.

17 October 1897 GRACE DARLING, 30 years, of Fleetwood. Wood ketch. 43 ton, 3 men. Master C. Dempsey. Owner A. Hull, Belfast. Belfast to Loch Fyne. Ballast. Wind S9. Carradale Beach, Cantyre.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1897-98 (1899 [C.9384] LXXXVII.409).

NMRS, MS/829/67 (no. 801).

(Classified as wooden ketch, in ballast: date of loss cited as 17 October 1897). Grace Darling: this vessel stranded at Carradale beach. Capt. Dempsey.

Registration: Fleetwood. Built 1867. 43 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N55 34.50 W5 28.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Carradale Beach is presumably the extensive beach along the N side of Carradale Bay.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 21 August 2002.

Activities

Loss (17 October 1897)

17 October 1897 GRACE DARLING, 30 years, of Fleetwood. Wood ketch. 43 ton, 3 men. Master C. Dempsey. Owner A. Hull, Belfast. Belfast to Loch Fyne. Ballast. Wind S9. Carradale Beach, Cantyre.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1897-98 (1899 [C.9384] LXXXVII.409).

NMRS, MS/829/67 (no. 801).

(Classified as wooden ketch, in ballast: date of loss cited as 17 October 1897). Grace Darling: this vessel stranded at Carradale beach. Capt. Dempsey.

Registration: Fleetwood. Built 1867. 43 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N55 34.50 W5 28.50).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (21 August 2002)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Carradale Beach is presumably the extensive beach along the N side of Carradale Bay.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 21 August 2002.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 4117

Name : GRACE DARLING

Latitude : 553430

Longitude : 52830

Date Built : 1867

Registration : FLEETWOOD

Type : KETCH (WOOD)

Tonnage : 43

Loss Day : 17

Loss Month : 10

Loss Year : 1897

Comment : Stranded at Carradale beach. Capt. Dempsey

Cargo : BALLAST

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