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Confidentia: Sandwick, North Sea

Brig (18th Century)

Site Name Confidentia: Sandwick, North Sea

Classification Brig (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Confidence; Bay Of Sandwick; Confidentia

Canmore ID 241273

Site Number HU42SW 8012

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 8012 c. 434 237

N59 59.8 W1 13.3

NLO: Sandwick [name: HU 434 237]

Sand Wick [name centred HU 433 236].

(Classified as brig, with cargo of deals and spars: date of loss cited as 1 April 1794). Confidentia: this vessel stranded at Sandwick, Dunrossness. Capt. Schulderup. Registration: Langesund.

(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 : 16750


Latitude : 595930

Longitude : 11300

Registration : LANGESUND

Type : BRIG

Loss Day : 1

Loss Month : 4

Loss Year : 1794

Comment : Stranded at Sandwick, Dunrossness. Capt. Schulderup



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