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Hope: Sandwick, North Sea

Dogger (18th Century)

Site Name Hope: Sandwick, North Sea

Classification Dogger (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Bay Of Sandwick; Hope

Canmore ID 241261

Site Number HU42SW 8005

NGR HU 434 237

NGR Description HU c. 434 237

Datum Datum not recorded


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU42SW 8005 c. 434 237

N59 59.8 W1 13.3

NLO: Sandwick [name: HU 434 237]

Sand Wick [name centred HU 433 236].

See also HU42SW 8006.

Hope: max date 1759

Totally wrecked along with the Petronella (HU42SW 8006). Possibly one of two Dutch vessels referred to in Revd. John Mill's Diary as being stranded in May 1761

Archive Ref: Sheriff Court Records SA 12/3604/4168/4031; Mill's Diary

Source: Shetland Archive Service

MS/3025 (no. 316)

(Classified as dogger: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 10 May 1759). Hope: this vessel went ashore at Sandwick. Capt. Jensen. Registration: Scheidam.

(Location of loss cited as N59 59.5 W1 13.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative. Bay of Sandwick is presumably to be equated with the deep indentation of Sand Wick.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 19 June 2007.


Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 17266

Name : HOPE

Latitude : 595930

Longitude : 11300

Registration : SCHEIDAM


Loss Day : 10

Loss Month : 5

Loss Year : 1759

Comment : Ashore at Sandwick. Capt. Jensen


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