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Neptunus: Gulber Wick, North Sea

Galleon (19th Century)

Site Name Neptunus: Gulber Wick, North Sea

Classification Galleon (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Gulberwick Bay; Neptunus

Canmore ID 241478

Site Number HU43NW 8007

NGR HU 44 38

NGR Description HU c. 44 38

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

HU43NW 8007 c. 44 38

N60 7 W1 12

NLO: Gulber Wick [name centred HU 447 381]

Gulberwick [name: HU 436 386].

Possibly on map sheet HU43NE.

Neptunus: [max. date] 1804

Crew perished

Archive Ref: HS; RSB

Source: Shetland Archive Service [undated].

MS/3025, no. 493.

(Classified as galleon: no cargo specified, but date of loss cited as 1 November 1804). Neptunus: this vessel was lost at Gulberwick. Registration: Dutch.

(Location of loss cited as N60 7.5 W1 12.0).

I G Whittaker 1998.

The location assigned to this record is essentially tentative.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 13 July 2007.

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Reference (2011)

Whittaker ID : 17279

Name : NEPTUNUS

Latitude : 600730

Longitude : 11200

Registration : DUTCH

Type : GALLEON

Loss Day : 1

Loss Month : 11

Loss Year : 1804

Comment : Lost at Gulberwick.

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