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Ella: Lagavulin Bay, Islay, Atlantic

Cutter (19th Century)

Site Name Ella: Lagavulin Bay, Islay, Atlantic

Classification Cutter (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Islay Island; Logavulin; Ella

Canmore ID 220650

Site Number NR44NW 8010

NGR NR 403 456

NGR Description NR c. 403 456

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

NR44NW 8010 c. 403 456

N55 38.1 W6 7.6

NLO: Lagavulin Bay [name centred NR 407 451]

Islay [name centred NR 38 60].

21 September 1890. ELLA. About 23 years. Not reg. Wood yacht (cutter). 5 ton. None on board. Master and owner D. McMillan, Logavulin [Lagavulin], Islay. Lying in Logavulin [Lagavulin] Bay. Ballast. Wind SE9. Logavulin [Lagavulin] Bay, Islay.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1890-91 (1892 [C.6717] LXXI.495).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1433).

(Classified as wooden cutter, in ballast: date of loss cited as 21 September 1890). Ella: this vessel stranded [in] Lagavulin Bay, Islay.

Not registered. Built 1867. Length: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N55 38.00 W6 7.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The statement by Whittaker that this vessel stranded remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 November 2003.

Activities

Loss (21 September 1890)

21 September 1890. ELLA. About 23 years. Not reg. Wood yacht (cutter). 5 ton. None on board. Master and owner D. McMillan, Logavulin [Lagavulin], Islay. Lying in Logavulin [Lagavulin] Bay. Ballast. Wind SE9. Logavulin [Lagavulin] Bay, Islay.

Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1890-91 (1892 [C.6717] LXXI.495).

NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1433).

(Classified as wooden cutter, in ballast: date of loss cited as 21 September 1890). Ella: this vessel stranded [in] Lagavulin Bay, Islay.

Not registered. Built 1867. Length: 5m.

(Location of loss cited as N55 38.00 W6 7.00).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (14 November 2003)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. The statement by Whittaker that this vessel stranded remains unverified, but is accepted.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 November 2003.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 4074

Name : ELLA

Latitude : 553800

Longitude : 60700

Date Built : 1867

Registration : Not Registered

Type : CUTTER (WOOD)

Tonnage : 5

Loss Day : 21

Loss Month : 9

Loss Year : 1890

Comment : Stranded Lagavulin Bay, Islay

Cargo : BALLAST

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