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Bon Ami: Loch Inchard, North Minch

Motor Fishing Vessel (20th Century)

Site Name Bon Ami: Loch Inchard, North Minch

Classification Motor Fishing Vessel (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Bf 323; Bon-ami; 'mouth Of Loch Inchard'; 'near Lochinver'; Cape Wrath; Atlantic; Bon Ami; Bon-ami (Bf 323)

Canmore ID 221008

Site Number NC25NW 8003

NGR NC 20715 56165

NGR Description NC c. 20 55

Datum WGS84 - Lat/Long

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Eddrachillis
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC25NW 8003 c. 20 55

N58 27 W5 5

NLO: Loch Inchard [name centred NC 23 55]

Lochinver [name: NC 093 225]

Cape Wrath [name: NC 256 750].

Possibly on map sheet NC15NE.

(Classified as Motor Fishing Vessel: registration number cited as BF 323, and date of loss cited as 19 December 1985). Bon-Ami: this vessel was wrecked near Lochinver. Capt. Mitchell.

Registration: Banff. Length: 14m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 8.0 W5 15.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative, being derived from the unverified location that is cited by Larn and Larn.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 4 September 2002.

Activities

Loss (19 December 1985)

(Classified as Motor Fishing Vessel: registration number cited as BF 323, and date of loss cited as 19 December 1985). Bon-Ami: this vessel was wrecked near Lochinver. Capt. Mitchell.

Registration: Banff. Length: 14m.

(Location of loss cited as N58 8.0 W5 15.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

Note (4 September 2002)

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative, being derived from the unverified location that is cited by Larn and Larn.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 4 September 2002.

Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 7151

Name : BON-AMI (BF 323)

Latitude : 580800

Longitude : 51500

Registration : BANFF

Type : MFV

Length : 14

Loss Day : 19

Loss Month : 12

Loss Year : 1985

Comment : Wrecked near Lochinver. Capt. Mitchell

Reference (19 April 2012)

UKHO Identifier : 000855

Feature Class : Wreck

State : LIVE

Classification : Unclassified

Position (Lat/long) : 58.45722,-5.07333

Horizontal Datum : ORDNANCE SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN (1936)

WGS84 Position (Lat/long) : 58.45682,-5.07463

WGS84 Origin : 3-D Cartesian Shift (BW)

Position Quality : Unreliable

Depth Quality : Depth unknown

Water Depth : 0

Vertical Datum : Lowest Astronomical Tide

Name : BON AMI

Type : M FISHING

Flag : BRITISH

Length : 20.7

Tonnage : 49

Tonnage Type : Gross

Date Sunk : 20/12/1985

Contact Description : Entire wreck

Original Sensor : Reported Sinking

Original Detection Year : 1985

Original Source : Other

Circumstances of Loss : **STRUCK ROCKS AT MOUTH OF LOCH INCHARD DURING GALE AND QUICKLY BROKE UP. (STORNOWAY CG).

Surveying Details : **H3156/69 22.1.86 STRANDED IN 582730N, 050424W. (LL 21.12.85). NCA.

Charting Comments : POSN FOR FILING ONLY

Date Last Amended : 23/07/2003

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