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Ness Trader: Port Nis, Lewis, North Minch

Ketch (20th Century)

Site Name Ness Trader: Port Nis, Lewis, North Minch

Classification Ketch (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Port Of Ness; Gomwareath; Gomhareath; Ness Trader

Canmore ID 220840

Site Number NB56SW 8004

NGR NB 539 638

NGR Description NB c. 539 638

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

NB56SW 8004 c. 539 638

N58 29.6 W6 13.4

NLO: Port Nis [name: NB 540 638].

(Classified as wooden ketch, in ballast: date of loss cited as 12 April 1910). Ness Trader: this vessel stranded at Gomhareath, Port of Ness [Port Nis].

Registration: Stornoway. 24 tons [unspecified].

(Location of loss cited as N58 29.50 W6 13.0).

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Gomwareath or Gomhareath is not noted on the 1997 edition of the OS 1:50,000 map.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 29 August 2002.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 6105

Name : NESS TRADER

Latitude : 582930

Longitude : 61300

Registration : STORNOWAY *

Type : KETCH (WOOD)

Tonnage : 24

Loss Day : 12

Loss Month : 4

Loss Year : 1910

Comment : Stranded Gomhareath, Port of Ness

Cargo : BALLAST

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