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Queen Of Naples: Braes Wick, Sanday, Orkney, North Sea

Brig (19th Century)

Site Name Queen Of Naples: Braes Wick, Sanday, Orkney, North Sea

Classification Brig (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) 'Island Of Sunday'; Braeswick; Lashy Sound; 'island Of Sunday'; 'near Kirkwall'; Queen Of Naples

Canmore ID 223798

Site Number HY63NW 8001

NGR HY 610 374

NGR Description HY c. 610 374

Datum Datum not recorded

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Maritime - Orkney
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Maritime
  • Former County Not Applicable

Archaeology Notes

HY63NW 8001 c. 610 374

N59 13.3 W2 41

NLO: Braes Wick [name centred HY 610 374]

Braeswick [name: HY 610 371]

Lashy Sound [name centred HY 598 380]

Sanday [name centred HY 67 40]

Kirkwall [name: HY 449 111].

The QUEEN OF NAPLES, Forrist, from Drontheim to Belfast, is stranded on the Island of Sunday [Sanday], near Kirkwall. Cargo will be saved.

Source: The Marine List, LL, No. 4082, London, Tuesday September 16 1806.

NMRS, MS/829/70 (no. 5549).

(Classified as brig, with cargo of wood: date of loss cited as September 1806). Queen of Naples: this vessel was totally wrecked at Braeswick [Braes Wick], Sanday. Capt. Forrest.

(Location of loss cited as N59 13.25 W2 41.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 8065

Name : QUEEN OF NAPLES

Latitude : 591315

Longitude : 24100

Type : BRIG

Loss Month : 9

Loss Year : 1806

Comment : Totally wrecked at Braeswick, Sanday. Capt. Forrest

Cargo : WOOD

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